By Brian Falkner
A best Ten YALSA decide for well known Paperbacks for teens! Fans of Cory Doctorow's Little Brother and M. T. Anderson's Feed will love this high-octane cyber thriller.
In a dystopian near-future, neuro-headsets have changed laptop keyboards. simply slip on a headset, and it is the web on the pace of notion. For youngster hacker Sam Wilson, a headset is a needs to. yet as he masters the hot know-how, he has a terrifying attention. If whatever on his machine is at risk of an assault, what occurs whilst his brain is associated with the procedure? might attention itself be hacked?
Brian Falkner, writer of The the next day Code and The Project, provides an action-packed and thought-provoking sci-fi mystery within which going surfing to a working laptop or computer may possibly suggest the adaptation among lifestyles and demise.
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He maneuvered cautiously around them and probed deeper into the bowels of the big server. The SAM database is the record of all the usernames and passwords on the network, all encrypted into secure hashes with over eighty billion possible combinations. Supposedly unbreakable security. 7 seconds, using a rainbow crack to retrieve the first password, and within five minutes, he had the one he wanted. The SysAdmin password: the system administrator. The key to every door in the network. Suddenly, the entire network lay open before him.
The end of the alley neared. To his right, a door opened on a second-story fire escape. A man in his fifties burst out of the building dressed only in Mickey Mouse boxer shorts and a Hawaiian lei around his neck. He was carrying a coffee machine. He leaped down the metal steps three at a time and disappeared across the street and around the corner of a building just as two policemen in black tactical gear burst out of the same door, hard on his heels. Sam escaped onto Church Street with a slight sigh of relief and a relaxing of his nostrils.
Visit us on the Web! com/teachers Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Falkner, Brian. Brain Jack / by Brian Falkner. — 1st ed. p. cm. Summary: In a near-future New York City, seventeen-year-old computer genius Sam Wilson manages to hack into the Telecomerica communications network and sets off a chain of events that have a profound effect on human activity throughout the world. eISBN: 978-0-375-89323-0 [1. Science fiction. 2. ] I. Title. F1947Br 2010 [Fic]—dc22 2008043386 Random House Children’s Books supports the First Amendment and celebrates the right to read.
Brain Jack by Brian Falkner