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Title Amnesia /
Peter Carey.
Author Carey, Peter, 1943- (8)
Publisher Penguin Group Australia. Scoresby
Published 2015.
ISBN 9780143572695
MARC No ocn900156308
Pages 376 pages ; 20 cm.
Notes When Gaby Ballieux releases the Angel Worm into the computers of Australia's prison system, hundreds of asylum seekers walk free. Worse an American corporation runs prison security, so the malware infects some 5000 American places of incarceration. Doors spring open. Both countries' secrets threaten to pour out. Was this American intrusion a mistake, or had Gaby declared cyberwar on the US? Felix Moore - known to himself as 'Australia's last serving left-wing journalist' - has no doubt. Her act was part of the covert conflict between Australia and America, dating back to the largely forgotten Battle of Brisbane in 1942, and has as its most outrageous act the coup of 1975. Funded by his property-developer mate Woody Townes, Felix is going to write Gaby's..
Subject Computer viruses Fiction. (1)
Women journalists Fiction. (31)
Cyberterrorism Fiction. (7)
Australia Foreign relations United States Fiction. (1)
United States Foreign relations Australia Fiction. (1)
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