Chinese Cyber Crime 2016 2nd Edition: Hacking Underground in the People’s Republic of China

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Chinese Cyber Crime is the first comprehensive book describing the hacking underworld within the People's Republic of China. Based upon direct field research and experience with Chinese hackers this book goes where no other has gone before. China's latest national security law and draft cyber security sovereignty law are introduced and reviewed in applicability to China's efforts to control nefarious Chinese cybercrime. This is a second edition for 2016.

The FBI Story: Startling Confrontations with Transnational Terrorist Groups, Sophisticated Cyber Attacks, Serial Killers, Corrupt Public Officials, and More

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The FBI Story presents the prior year’s one hundred most fascinating cases and how they were solved. Featured inside are incredible true stories, such as:

The catching of a white supremacist serial killer.
The destruction of a global criminal identity theft organization.
The busting of an insider trading scheme by a top stock manager.
The taking down of the gangs of Los Angeles.
The rooting out of corrupt public officials.
The shuttering of one of the worst dog fighting rings.
And more!
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Chinese Intelligence Operations

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This book is by far the bet ever published on the subject. The author makes extensive use of primary and secondary sources including active Chinese Intelligence officers, internal Chinese documents, and publications. His approach is clearly analytical with no unsupported opinions. Even ten years after publication this work is the only one of its kind. This work remains a "bible" in the Intelligence Community.

The Spy Within

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The Spy Within is the riveting true story of one of the most significant cases is the history of espionage—the penetration of the CIA by a Chinese spy for 30 years. Larry Chin was as a double-agent whose spying encompassed such pivotal events as the Korean War, the Cultural Revolution in China, the Vietnam War, and Nixon’s groundbreaking visit tor Beijing. Chin’s reports were circulated to China’s top leaders and read by Mao, Zhou Enlai and Deng Xiaoping.

“Suspenseful cloak-and-dagger reenactment of the FBI sting that exposed a Chinese-American double agent in 1985…Hoffman possesses a solid command of his material and conveys the secretive nature of espionage agencies with a novelist’s panache,” said Kirkus.
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CIA Manual for Psychological Operations in Guerrilla Warfare

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The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) released this manual during Nicaragua’s civil war in the 1980s. It was originally entitled Operaciones sicológicas en guerra de guerillas and was translated into Spanish, with the author name being “Tayacán”. In the CIA, it was written by someone with the alias John Kirkpatrick. Duane Ramsdell “Dewey” Clarridge, a senior member of the CIA, originally swore that he had nothing to do with the document, but later said that he was fully responsible. The manual was specifically mentioned in The Republic of Nicaragua v. The United States of America, when the International Court of Justice found America guilty of violating international law to not to use force against another state. Creation and writing of this text was part of the lead up to the Iran-Contra affair, and the political fallout that surrounded it.

Psychological Operations in Guerrilla Warfare is based off of previous US Army manuals such as Handbook on Aggressor Insurgent War and Armed Psyop.
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