Why this book?
A reporter’s account of nation-states' relentless pursuit of superior offensive capability. Although former NSA officials may not agree with every word, it is generally acknowledged to be a true trail of facts available to reporters. Most cybersecurity staff are routinely muzzled by legal confidentiality agreements in the same manner as staff who have access to business trade secrets. There are few reporters who have had as much access as Perlroth to those individuals.
Why should I read it?
What is this book about?
"Written in the hot, propulsive prose of a spy thriller" (The New York Times), the untold story of the cyberweapons market-the most secretive, government-backed market on earth-and a terrifying first look at a new kind of global warfare.
Zero-day: a software bug that allows a hacker to break into your devices and move around undetected. One of the most coveted tools in a spy's arsenal, a zero-day has the power…