Black Hat: Misfits, Criminals, and Scammers in the Internet Age / Edition 1

Black Hat: Misfits, Criminals, and Scammers in the Internet Age / Edition 1

by John Biggs
     
 

Homes are becoming increasingly wired and, thanks to Wi-Fi, unwired. Hackers can strike quickly and create disastrous results! These stories and follow-ups are a fascinating insight into the modern threats we all face in the techno jungle. Written by internationally recognized author, John Biggs, this book is an ideal read for anyone who owns a

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Homes are becoming increasingly wired and, thanks to Wi-Fi, unwired. Hackers can strike quickly and create disastrous results! These stories and follow-ups are a fascinating insight into the modern threats we all face in the techno jungle. Written by internationally recognized author, John Biggs, this book is an ideal read for anyone who owns a computer and has ever pondered the threats of modern technology.

Black Hat takes a fair and thorough look at the hacking cases that have made the news in recent years. These stories include all the juicy details, like the people behind the hacking, as well as legislative attempts to curtail hacking, cracking, and spam.

Table of Contents

  1. Black Hats: Things That Go Ping in the Night
  2. Y.O.U. Mayhave Alredy 1!: Spam
  3. Deep Cover: Spyware
  4. Shockwave: Worms and Viruses
  5. Dear Friend: Scams
  6. Upload or Perish: Pirates
  7. Breakin: Hacking
  8. Don't Get Burned: White Hats

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781590593790
Publisher:
Apress
Publication date:
06/10/2004
Series:
Business Series
Edition description:
1st Corrected ed. 2004. Corr. 2nd printing 2004
Pages:
176
Sales rank:
1,288,837
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.38(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1Black hats : things that go ping in the night1
Ch. 2Y.o.u. mayhave already II : spam5
Ch. 3Deep cover : spyware31
Ch. 4Shockwave : worms and viruses49
Ch. 5Dear friend : scams71
Ch. 6Upload or perish : pirates93
Ch. 7Break in : hacking115
Ch. 8Don't get burned : white hats133

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