Fatal System Error

Thursday, January 28, 2010

Joseph Menn describes the underground world of computer hackers. In Fatal System Error, he describes the evolution of cybercrime from small-time thieving to sophisticated, organized gangs who steal financial data from consumers and defense secrets from governments.


Joseph Menn
News, weather, Radiolab, Brian Lehrer and more.
Get the best of WNYC in your inbox, every morning.

Comments [2]

Adrienne from NYC

Does Mr. Menn have any thoughts about the Chinese government and Google's concerns about protecting its intellectual property and user privacy?

Jan. 28 2010 12:46 PM
George from Bay Ridge

What is the motivation for hackers to hack computers? Why do it?

Jan. 28 2010 01:50 AM

Leave a Comment

Register for your own account so you can vote on comments, save your favorites, and more. Learn more.
Please stay on topic, be civil, and be brief.
Email addresses are never displayed, but they are required to confirm your comments. Names are displayed with all comments. We reserve the right to edit any comments posted on this site. Please read the Comment Guidelines before posting. By leaving a comment, you agree to New York Public Radio's Privacy Policy and Terms Of Use.