The KGB, the Computer and Me


Episode Info

This episode of the PBS award-winning science show Nova takes the viewer sleuthing in a maze of computer connections and Internet sites. Clifford Stoll, an astrophysicist and one-time Berkeley hippie, investigates a computer crime. He tracks down a data thief who has been stealing material from military and research computers. His detective work takes him inside CIA and KGB systems, and into an international spy ring involved in passing sensitive information to the KGB. The strange saga is both exciting and humorous.