Jeremy Smith

Missoula based journalist Jeremy Smith’s fascinating new book, breaking/_and/entering|: the extraordinary story of a hacker (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt), is the story of a cybersecurity expert code named “Alien,” an MIT graduate with considerable expertise with hacking (and trespassing) who now runs a boutique hacking firm that protects some of the world’s biggest banks, retailers and government agencies.

“For all whose lives and connections depend on the internet--nearly everyone--this biography of the pseudonymous 'Alien' provides a fast-paced cautionary tale. Jeremy Smith has enough experience as a computer programmer to understand the technicalities of this world, but his storytelling makes it intelligible to general readers; indeed, the narrative is more character-driven than technology-driven...A page-turning real-life thriller, this is the sort of book that may leave readers feeling both invigorated and vulnerable." -- Kirkus Reviews.

Breaking and Entering: The Extraordinary Story of a Hacker Called
ISBN: 9780544903210
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Eamon Dolan/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - January 8th, 2019

Friday, January 18, 2019 - 7:00pm
The Elliott Bay Book Company
1521 Tenth Avenue
Seattle, WA 98122
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