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Brainjack / Brian Falkner.

By: Falkner, Brian, 1962- [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Newtown, N.S.W. : Walker Books Australia, 2009Description: 438 p. ; 20 cm.ISBN: 9781921150951 .Other title: Brain jack.Subject(s): Computer hackers -- Teen fiction | Computer crimes -- Teen fictionGenre/Form: Young adult fiction, New Zealand.DDC classification: NZ823.3 Summary: It would take a very special person to crack the computer systems of the White House. Someone like Sam Wilson, brilliant teenage computer hacker. But Sam's obsession is about to lead him into a world of espionage and intrigue, of cybercrime and imminent war. A world where logging onto your computer could mean the difference between life and death. Suggested level: intermediate, secondary.
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Teen Fiction FALK (Browse shelf) Available I2087227
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Sam, a teenage computer genius, takes up an invitation to join a secret online convention for the best hackers in the world. The location for the convention? The White House. But Sam finds out that it is really a challenge to find expert hackers to protect the country. Sam is thrown into a world of international high-risk security and double crossing traitors where he must protect the world from a metasystem, connected to every computer terminal satellite and secuitry camera, that seeks to erase the human race.

Novel for young adults by a New Zealand author.

It would take a very special person to crack the computer systems of the White House. Someone like Sam Wilson, brilliant teenage computer hacker. But Sam's obsession is about to lead him into a world of espionage and intrigue, of cybercrime and imminent war. A world where logging onto your computer could mean the difference between life and death. Suggested level: intermediate, secondary.

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