Underground: Tales of Hacking, Madness and Obsession on the Electronic Frontier is a 1997 book by Suelette Dreyfus. It describes the exploits of a group of Australian, American, and British black hat hackers during the late 1980s and early 1990s.
* Craig Bowen (nickname), administrator of two important Australian BBS (Pacific Island and Zen)
* The Parmaster, an American hacker who avoided capture by the United States Secret Service from July 1989 to November 1991
* Phoenix, Electron and Nom, who were convicted in the first major Australian trial for computer crimes
* Pad and Gandalf, the British founders of the notorious 8lgm group
* the Australian Mendax and Prime Suspect, who managed to penetrate the DDN, NIC and the Nortel internal network, and the phreaker Trax
* Anthrax, another Australian hacker and phreaker
The book also mentions other hackers who had contacts with the protagonists, among them Erik Bloodaxe of the Legion of Doom and Corrupt of the Masters of Deception.
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