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Stealing the Network: The Complete Series Collector's Edition, Final Chapter, and DVD by Timothy Mullen, Ryan Russell, Johnny Long

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Chapter 5. The Thief No One Saw
Paul Craig
This is my story. My name is Dex. I'm a 22-year-old systems administrator. I live in an upper-class apartment in New York's CBD. My apartment is lined with computers, coffee cups, and cables. I work eight hours a day for a small online e-commerce site, mostly managing servers and security.
In my free time, I run my own contract development company, writing mostly C/C++. I also moonlight as a “Rent a Thief” for a black market media “distribution” company based out of Taiwan. On demand, I hack into companies and steal whatever is required. Usually, it's a new, highly anticipated game or a large, expensive CAD (computer-aided design) software package; Once, I was even asked to steal software used to design ...

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