Michael Calce is a high school student from Île Bizard, Quebec, who launched a series of . In late , with journalist Craig Silverman, Calce announced he was writing a book, Mafiaboy: How I Cracked the Internet and Why It’s Still Broken . In early , the websites of CNN, Yahoo, E*Trade, Dell, Amazon, and eBay ground to a halt for several hours, causing panic everywhere from the White. Equal parts true-crime thriller and exposé, Mafiaboy will take you on an electrifying tour of the fast-evolving twenty-first-century world of.

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I enjoyed reading it too much. I am a Ballerina. He describes the police and FBI coming to his house to pick him up, and how his brother was reprimanded for speaking Italian to Calce.

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I’m not exactly sure what the maflaboy reviewer was reading but clearly reading comprehension is not his strong suit. I sat there wondering how much this French-Canadian wannabe-hacker had earned selling his book of lies.

Michael Calce, has ignored requests from every major media outlet in North Mafiabpy and has not told a word of his story—until now. He maflaboy how stupid he was and how much trouble his big mouth and braggadocio got him into, and it shows the ramifications of his actions.

On February 7,Calce targeted Yahoo! Yeah let’s use this as an accurate source of information. Lots of useless info in it that made the point of the book pointless. The computer gave me, a six-year-old, a sense of control and command.


I remember how the screen lit up in front of my face.

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Book was interesting – half of it. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. A lot of his tips should be known so it wasn’t mafiabog new. It says he took down Fifa.

Mafiaboy: How I Cracked The Internet And Why Its Still Broken

Kimberley Paterson rated it really liked it Apr 04, After 2 months and hundreds of hours of wiretapping, the FBI and RCMP staged a late-night raid to apprehend the most wanted man in cyberspace–a year-old kid, Mafiaboy. Retrieved from ” https: Refresh and try again. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Calce appeared on a TV show, Last Call with Carson Dalytalking about his days as a hacker, how President Clinton became involved, and how it ultimately landed him in jail all at age On October 26,he appeared on the television program Tout le monde en parle to discuss his book.

Leave a Reply Cancel reply. I expected this story to explain what he did and how he did it.

We bank, shop, write in our diaries, and hire over the internet, splashing our IP address and real-life address everywhere we go. Were there any personality bool that you could identify with? Account Options Sign in. I had higher hopes for this book, as its title really builds it up.

Matthew Kovar, a senior analyst at the market research firm Yankee Groupgenerated some mafisboy when he told reporters the attacks caused 1. They wrote in tandem, with Silverman mapping out each chapter and editing afterwards. After 2 months and hundreds of hours of wiretapping, the FBI and RCMP staged a late-night raid to apprehend the most wanted man in cyberspace—a year-old kid, Mafiaboy.


His stories of other hackers are lifted from books and TV shows, not from his own interviews, so no new information is presented. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. His age kept him out of jail stripes; but his crime landed him in a group home without access to his computers or his closest friends.

A and is a really good info gatherer 6. The only really safe way to avoid all risk is to become a Luddite and stay off the Internet altogether.

Don’t think mafixboy thinks so, but that’s a punk for you. Because there was a lot of mystery in what was happening 9. Akhilleus rated it really liked it Jun 12, Ultimately, the transformation of mafiaboy leaves him more deeply connected to other human beings, including his friends and family, than his Internet infamy had brought him.

For those unfamiliar with his story, Michael Calce a.

When I got my hands on a pre-release review copy of Mafiaboy: