Computers Under Attack: Intruders, Worms, and Viruses

Author: Peter Denning
Publisher: ACM Press/Addison-Wesley
ISBN: 0-201-53067-8
Price: $23.95
Pages: 574
Published: 1990
Thanks for the info: John Quarterman in RFC 1432
Notes: Details of celebrated network security cases. Includes Stoll's original article about the Wily Hacker, and responses and articles by others on the same subject. Has extensive coverage of the 1988 Internet Worm. Also includes information on viruses. Has quite a bit of material on the cultures of the networks, and on social, legal, and ethical matters. Starts with the standard historical network papers, including "Notable Computer Networks" by Quarterman and Hoskins.

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