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December 02, 2009


El Professore Technico

Thorpe's own account is well worth reading--the sweaty, anxiety-provoking combination of developing an elaborate, time-consuming, and sophisticated technohack and the elements of social engineering involved in actually implementing it inside the casinos, under the watchful eyes of potentially brutual Vegas security types, is most intriguing. Few phreaks or hackers were/are masters of both the technical and social engineering realms.

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