Breach: Remarkable Stories of Espionage and Data Theft and the Fight to Keep Secrets Safe [EPUB]
08 February 2018, 19:43
2018 | EPUB | 0.74MB
A journalist accused of hacking the inbox of a billionaire
A company which fought back when it's data was stolen
An entrepreneur who fought an international battle to end piracy
A hacker who decided to take a start-up hostage by stealing its data
Full of riveting stories of hackers, police and corporates, Breach reads like a thriller. The book brings to light several incidents which till now were brushed under the carpet. It has instances of piracy, data theft, phishing, among many others.
Even though he focuses on India, Nirmal John takes great pains to show links between underground international networks working to undermine data security.
Computer Science Distilled: Learn the Art of Solving Computational Problems [PDF]
28 October 2017, 15:17
2017 | PDF | ISBN: 9780997316001 | 6.82MB
A walkthrough of computer science concepts you must know. Designed for readers who don't care for academic formalities, it's a fast and easy computer science guide. It teaches the foundations you need to program computers effectively. After a simple introduction to discrete math, it presents common algorithms and data structures. It also outlines the principles that make computers and programming languages work.
ValueWeb: How Fintech Firms Are Using Bitcoin, Blockchain, and Mobile Technologies to Create the Internet of Value [EPUB]
21 October 2017, 14:36
2016 | EPUB | ISBN: 9789814677172 | 15.43MB
The Internet of Things is all about machines trading with machines – your fridge orders groceries; your car, fuel; your television, entertainment; and so on. However, machines cannot trade with machines if it’s expensive and slow. Would you really want your TV to order the next season of Games of Thrones, if the payment took ten days and cost $25 or more? Unfortunately with the way the bank system works today, that is the problem we face today. As a result, we need an Internet of Value to work with the Internet of Things.
The Internet of Value — or ValueWeb, for short — allows machines to trade with machines and people with people, anywhere on this planet in real-time and for free. Using a combination of technologies from mobile devices to bitcoin and the blockchain, fintech firms are building the ValueWeb. The question then is what does this mean for financial institutions, governments and citizens? This book provides the answers.