Hackers: Operation Get Rich or Die Tryin'
- The Hacker
- Miami is a playground for the world's wealthiest... and for a young hacker aspiring to have it all. Albert Gonzalez once worked for the Secret Service busting other cyber criminals. But, a hacker is always a hacker. Gonzalez forms his own gang with a plan to make millions.
- It's a diabolical technique. A hacker uses WiFi to hack into the unsecured computer networks of retailers. Gonzalez and his tight knit band of brothers are experts at cyber crime. They steal and sell 140 million credit card numbers from Barnes & Noble, BJ's, Sports Authority, TJX, Heartland Payment Systems, and others.
- Gonzalez is on his way to making millions.
- Beginning of the End
- The scam is a success. But trouble is brewing half a world away. Authorities discover a Ukrainian crime lord's computer contains chat logs from an American. The feds follow the lead for months. Is the beginning of the end for the Gonzalez hack pack?
- Operation Get Rich or Die Tryin'
- Meanwhile, Albert Gonzalez enters the final phase of his scheme. "Operation Get Rich" progresses from wardriving to more complicated web-based hacks. Victims lose millions. But, no one pays a greater price than one of the gang's own members.