Friday, January 30, 2004

Hardware Hacking The word 'hacker' is often quite misused -- it has come to represent people who write viruses and worms -- but before the age of computers, there were hackers around -- people who just liked taking things apart to see how they work, and sometimes, to make new things from the parts they collected. Now you too can put your inquisitive mind to use -- try Hardware Hacking: Have Fun While Voiding Your Warranty. It contains many, many tasks for idle hands -- and speaking of idle hands -- Kevin Mitnick had this to say about the book: "If I had this book 10 years ago, the FBI would never have found me!"

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