The Special Operations Executive was formed by Winston Churchill in 1940 to "set Europe ablaze." In the SOE women were trained to handle guns and explosives, work undercover, endure interrogation by the Gestapo, and use complex codes. In The Women Who Lived for Danger, acclaimed historian Marcus Binney recounts the story of ten remarkable women who were dropped in occupied territories to work as secret agents.
?Black Code is terrifying. It effortlessly chronicles threats ranging from individual privacy to national security ? [highlighting ] the shadowy, lucrative war online, behind closed doors and in the halls of power, which threatens to control, censor, and spy on us, or worse.?
In 2005, the U.S. Air Force boasted it would now fly, fight, and win in cyberspace, the ?fifth domain? of warfare. This book takes stock to consider whether or not cyber war is a real threat. Thomas Rid argues that the focus on war and winning distracts from the real challenge of cyberspace: non-violent confrontation that may rival or even replace violence in surprising ways. Tracing the most significant hacks and attacks, and exploring case studies from the world of computer espionage and weaponised code,
A must-read for those seeking to understand the decades-long struggle between openness and secrecy, anonymity and attribution?and why that might be the most important struggle of the modern era. Meticulously researched, Greenberg provides first-hand accounts of the eccentric pioneers who are coding around censorship, repression, and even traditional law.
When former KGB agent Dimitri Orlov orchestrates an alliance between two world powers bent on domination, he unleashes a powerful chain of events that will rock the Western World. The agenda? Eliminate the President of the United States and seize classified military weaponry capable of shifting the balance of world power. But before this nefarious scheme can reach fruition, Craig Page is on the scene, joined by companion Elizabeth Crowder, ready to confront a painful past and the enemies that helped create
Please Note: Signed Edition Book available on December 7 The grand finale to the New York Times bestselling series, Attack of the BULLIES stars Ruby Peet, aka Agent Pufferfish, the team captain with super nanobyte-enhanced allergies. Pufferfish leads the team in their latest case: the kidnapping of the president?s daughter. But the NERDS discover she hasn?t been kidnapped?she?s been recruited. Attack of the BULLIES promises action, humor, and a dramatic conclusion to the series.
In Enemies Within, Matt Apuzzo and Adam Goldman lay bare the complex and often contradictory state of counterterrorism and intelligence in America through the pursuit of Najibullah Zazi, a terrorist bomber who trained under one of bin Laden?s most trusted deputies. Zazi and his coconspirators represented America?s greatest fear: a terrorist cell operating inside America.
When a Russian intelligence officer comes to MI5 with vital information about the imminent cyber-sabotage of an Anglo-American Defense program, he refuses to talk to anyone but Liz Carlyle. But who is he, and what is his connection to the British agent? At a tracking station in Nevada, U.S. Navy officers watch in horror as one of their unmanned drones plummets out of the sky, and panic spreads through the British and American intelligence services. Is this a Russian plot to disable the West's defenses? Or
Mad magazine?s two spies are still at war long after the end of the Cold War and creator Antonio Prohias. We may never see a resolution to this conflict. Good thing too because after all these year?s no one wants to see an end to these joke and dagger antics.
The perfect gift book set for curious, experimental, creative masterminds - - think cool science experiments, multi-function gadgets, computer science and other high- and low-tech inventions. In total you?ll be equipped with 250+ solutions, bonus applications, and resources at your disposal and be ready for almost any situation. Detailed step-by-step instructions and diagrams enable you to complete projects in just minutes. A sample by volume of what you?ll be able to make amaze your friends with; Volume 1