"Since Steal This Computer Book 4.0 hit my desk, a strange thing happened: Almost every person who saw it immediately asked to borrow it. This wasn't just the other office geeks, but some downright technophobes, as well . . . There are good reasons for all the interest."
—Security Management, September 2006 (Read more)
Steal This Computer Book "demonstrates that you can write about computer security in an engaging manner . . . it is as entertaining as it is informative."
—Greater Cleveland PC Users Group, October 20, 2006 (Read more)
"A lot of information is revealed in the Wang book that could be useful for hackers."
—Cybercriminology727 blog, October 6, 2006 (Read more)
"This book has some of the best information about protecting yourself, your family and your computer from illegal or malicious acts perpetrated electronically. It also contains very thoughtful and insightful paragraphs about the use of computers by individuals, groups, corporations and nations. And it is almost as compelling as a good novel."
—Kickstart News, September 2006 (Read more)
"Offers a philosophical book about the implications of hacking."
—SciTech Book News, September 2006 (Read more)
"Highly readable and highly informative. It won't turn you into a hacker. But it will prepare you against being attacked by one and will entertain and delight you along the way."
—IT Wales, August 23, 2006 (Read more)
"A technology classic that is as entertaining and irreverent as it is informative . . . What makes this book the most gripping is . . . the astute philosophical, cultural and historic perspectives that Wang's commentaries provide."
—MacDirectory, Summer/Fall 2006 (Read more)
Wallace Wang appeared on radio program
—Louie Free Show, August 14, 2006 (Download and listen)
Link to XYZ Computing interview with Wallace Wang
—Linux.com, August 9, 2006 (Read more)
"An excellent offbeat examination of hacking. . . I found the book fascinating, at times almost addicting."
—MacCompanion, August 2006 (Read more)
Wallace Wang was guest on radio program
—My Computer Show, August 5, 2006 (Download and listen)
"If you've used the computer, you need to know about common tricks and traps, and the latest edition covers them all."
—Midwest Book Review, July 2006 (Read more)
"Rare these days, a real CD is included . . . the book is a surprisingly fun read on a serious topic."
—Business in Vancouver, July 18, 2006 (Read more)
"A terrific guide . . . made enjoyable by the sense that you're seeing how the bad guys operate. But beyond this excitement, the book has immediate value."
—SD Times, July 1, 2006 (Read more)
"Guides us nicely through the computer and internet underworld and as such it's a fairly good guide to a lot of the possible things that can go wrong."
—Mstation, June 30, 2006 (Read more)
"I would recommend it for anyone that wants an entertaining overview of computers and criminals."
—WindowsSecurity.com, June 26, 2006 (Read more)
Wally Wang interviewed on radio show
—Let's Talk Computers, June 10, 2006 (Download and listen)
"It's similar to reading about the seamy underbelly of your local city . . . you know it's there, you don't condone it, but you have a hard time averting your eyes when you drive by."
—Duffbert's Random Musings, June 3, 2006 (Read more)
"With security an everyday concern, No Starch Press has released an updated version of a useful book."
—Minnesota Technology Magazine, May 2006 (Read more)
"Although this book is not for the non-technical small business owner/manager, it could be VERY useful for the IT consultant serving the needs of small businesses and who needs a better understanding of security and the world of hackers."
—Small Business News, May 21, 2006 (Read more)
Wallace Wang was guest on radio show
—TechTalkRadio, April 30, 2006 (Read more)