Our search has the following Google-type functionality:
If you use '+' at the start of a word, that word will be present in the search results.
eg. Harry +Potter
Search results will contain 'Potter'.
If you use '-' at the start of a word, that word will be absent in the search results.
eg. Harry -Potter
Search results will not contain 'Potter'.
If you use 'AND' between 2 words, then both those words will be present in the search results.
eg. Harry AND Potter
Search results will contain both 'Harry' and 'Potter'.
NOTE: AND will only work with single words not phrases.
If you use 'OR' between 2 single words, then either or both of those words will be present in the search results.
eg. 'Harry OR Potter'
Search results will contain just 'Harry', or just 'Potter', or both 'Harry' and 'Potter'.
NOTE: OR will only work with single words not phrases.
If you use 'NOT' before a word, that word will be absent in the search results. (This is the same as using the minus symbol).
eg. 'Harry NOT Potter'
Search results will not contain 'Potter'.
NOTE: NOT will only work with single words not phrases.
If you use double quotation marks around words, those words will be present in that order.
eg. "Harry Potter"
Search results will contain 'Harry Potter', but not 'Potter Harry'.
NOTE: "" cannot be combined with AND, OR & NOT searches.
If you use '*' in a word, it performs a wildcard search, as it signifies any number of characters. (Searches cannot start with a wildcard).
Search results will contain words starting with 'Pot' and ending in 'er', such as 'Potter'.
Charles Arthur is a freelance journalist, and author of Digital Wars: Apple, Google, Microsoft and the Battle for the Internet, published by Kogan Page. From 2005-2014 he was technology editor at The Guardian newspaper, where he worked on coverage of scores of stories including Wikileaks, Anonymous, and LulzSec. Previously he was science and technology editor at The Independent, and before that worked at New Scientist, Business Magazine and Computer Weekly.
I found it a fascinating book. I wish that all history books were so inviting and intelligent. --Books In Brogan, NetGalley Reviewer Timely, well-written, informed, and entertaining. Reading this book will place you amongst those who really know where history suggests we are heading with cyber security. It won't surprise you to know the prospect isn't pretty. Essential reading for everyone who uses technology - and these days that's everyone. --Tim Vincent, CEO, Observer Solutions, and co-founder of the International Operational Technology Security Association This is not a difficult review for me to write as I absolutely loved this book which covered a number of the widest reported online frauds of the last twenty or so years and what was learned from them. It has certainly made think about my own online security and I suggest it will do likewise to others that read this. A solid five star effort. --Alan Gordon, NetGalley Reviewer Drawing lessons from the avoidable mistakes of others, Arthur presents insights into the greatest information security failures of our time that no business of any size can afford to ignore. --Simon Moores, Chair, Annual International eCrime Congress, and visiting lecturer, Computing, Digital Forensics and Cybersecurity, Canterbury Christ Church University Charles Arthur's Cyber Wars takes the reader through some well-known and not so well-known hacks: Sony Pictures, HBGary, John Podesta's inbox, TJX, ransomware, TalkTalk, and Mirai. Each chapter concludes with some lessons and suggestions, but the reality is that we will never make every system secure. We can simply make it a tad harder for the hackers to penetrate our space and either gain access to our data or lock us out from it. The tales of woe told here explore the range of tools hackers have used. For those of us with zero hacking skills it's an enlightening, if depressing, read. --Brenda Jubin, Reading the Markets, NetGalley Reviewer A terrifying analysis of the dark cyber underworld. --Aleks Krotoski, BAFTA and Emmy winner and presenter and writer of the BBC series Digital Human