Michael Calce, a.k.a. “Mafiaboy”, has written a memoir about how he managed to temporarily shut down a major handful of major websites in 2002 when he was 15 and led the FBI and Royal Canadian Mounted Police on a manhunt.
Due to hit the bookshelves next week, “Mafiaboy: How I Cracked the Internet and Why It’s Still Broken” is a tell all-book about the story of the now 23-year-old man who learned to hack from other “online rebels”, according to The National Post.
His attacks brought down several sites belonging to Yahoo, CNN, Amazon, eBay and several others for several hours in February 2000. Once found, he pleaded guilty to more than 50 charges.
Book cover from Amazon.