The Fool's Run

The Fool's Run

Book - 1989
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John Sandford, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Prey novels gives suspense an ingenious twist as he takes readers into the mind games of two irresistible con artists plotting the perfect sting Kidd is a computer whiz, artist, and professional criminal. LuEllen is his lover, and his favorite partner in crime. Their playing field in on the cutting edge of high-tech corporate warfare. This time they've been hired by a defense industry corporation to destroy its business rival through computer sabotage. If Kidd and LuEllen can pull it off, they'll reap millions. It's the sting of a lifetime. One false move and it's a lifetime sentence. As the takedown unfolds, everything goes according to plan. But their string of successes turns into a noose when the ultimate con artists find themselves on the wrong end of the ultimate con
Publisher: New York : Holt, c1989.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780805009903
Branch Call Number: FIC CAMP
Characteristics: 254 p. ; 22 cm.


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Jul 23, 2014

Got hooked on Kidd and LuEllen after reading Empress File. This is the first of 4 Kidd's series by John Camp aka John Sanford. Though technologies were as in 1989 vintage, the story (on corporate espionage, computer security, house breakins, jet fighter design, military complex ...) was just right for the general readers to enjoy the workings of computers hacker's then. - See more at:


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Jul 23, 2014

There are some viruses, more complicated than the straight-out bombs, that may change a system's programming in more subtle ways.
Our first virus was not subtle. It was a bomb, pure and simple. Forty-five days after being inserted in the Whitemark computer system (viruses can count), it would explode. Any Whitemark program containing a virus would be thoroughly and irretrievably jumbled. Nothing would come out of the company's computers but garbage. - See more at:


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