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Spam Nation

The Inside Story of Organized Cybercrime – From Global Epidemic to Your Front Door

By Brian Krebs
15-minute read
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Spam Nation: The Inside Story of Organized Cybercrime – From Global Epidemic to Your Front Door by Brian Krebs

Spam Nation reveals how a handful of spammers and other cybercriminals have created a hugely profitable, yet largely illegal, industry. Concerns over spam, however, go deeper than the annoyance of a few email scams, as individuals, companies, governments – even societies – are put at risk.

This is a Blinkist staff pick

“I love how these blinks put faces on the tons of evil emails that get stuck in your spam filter every day. As it turns out, much of the world’s spam and cybercrime can be traced to a handful of Russian hackers.”

– Erik, Editorial Production Manager at Blinkist

  • Anyone who’s ever wondered about the source of spam emails
  • Victims of cybercrime
  • Anyone concerned about how to use the internet safely

Brian Krebs is an award-winning investigative journalist with 14 years of experience covering cybercrime for The Washington Post. In addition, he writes about computer security issues on his acclaimed blog,

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