The Cuckoo's Egg

by Cliff Stoll

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Book Reviews

  • Thirty years ago, Cliff Stoll published The Cuckoo's Egg, a book about his cat-and-mouse game with a KGB-sponsored hacker. Today, the internet is a far darker place—and Stoll has become a cybersecurity icon. to Tweet
  • Clifford Stoll’s THE CUCKOO’S EGG was the 1st book I read thru the night into the morning to finish. It’s a real-life cyber crime story… from over 30 years ago. He’s now my neighbor in Oakland (literally around the corner). Read WIRED’s Profile: to Tweet
  • 30 years ago, Cliff Stoll published The Cuckoo's Egg, a seminal book on how to hunt hackers. We caught up with him at his workshop, where he demoed a homemade forklift robot that helps him manage a warehouse of Klein bottles he sells online. to Tweet

About Book

The first true account of computer espionage tells of a year-long single-handed hunt for a computer thief who sold information from American computer files to Soviet intelligence agents

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