Michael Calce, aka "Mafiaboy," has written a memoir about how he temporarily shut down a handful of major Web sites and led the FBI and Royal Canadian Mounted Police on a manhunt when he was 15.
Due out next week, "Mafiaboy: How I Cracked the Internet and Why It's Still Broken," is a tell-all book and "cautionary tale" about how the teen (now 23) learned to hack from other "online rebels," according to The National Post.
His denial-of-service attack brought down the Web sites of CNN, Yahoo, Amazon.com, eBay, E*Trade Financial, and several others for up to several hours in February 2000. Calce ended up pleading guilty to more than 50 charges.
Meanwhile, another famed and formerly jailed hacker,.