meaning of the cuckoos egg

1. The Cuckoos Egg A great book and subsequent BBC TV series telling the true story of Clifford Stoll, an astronomy professor at UCBs Lawrence Berkeley Lab. A 75-cent accounting error alerted him to the presence of an unauthorised user a cracker on his system. The cracker, code named "Hunter", was breaking into US computer systems and stealing sensitive military and security information. Hunter was part of a spy ring paid in cash and cocaine, and reporting to the KGB. ["The Cuckoos Egg", Clifford Stoll, London: Bodley Head, 1990, ISBN 0-370-31433-6, ISBN 0-671-72688-9]. [FTP?]

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