Fatal System Error (book)

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Fatal System Error

First edition cover
Author Joseph Menn
Country United States
Language English
Genre Nonfiction
Publisher Public Affairs Books
Publication date
2010
Media type Print (Hardback & Paperback)
Pages 304 pp
ISBN 978-1-58648-748-5

Fatal System Error (2010) is a nonfiction work written by Joseph Menn that exposes a story of espionage that penetrates the network of international mobsters and hackers who use the Internet to extort money from businesses, steal from tens of millions of consumers, and attack government networks.[1]

Its main characters and heroes of the book are Barrett Lyon and Andy Crocker. The book uses the real life account of the capture of cyber criminals Ivan Maksakov, Alexander Petrov, and Denis Stepanov [2] to paint the picture of today's cybercrime landscape.

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  1. ^ "Of Sequels and Cybercrime". The New Yorker. 
  2. ^ Berinato, Scott (2005-05-01). "A Whiz Kid Took On an Extortionist -- and Won". CSO Magazine.