Hackerteen: Volume 1: Internet Blackout

Hackerteen: Volume 1: Internet Blackout

by Marcelo Marques, Hackerteen Team
     
 

Yago wanted to use his computer skills to earn extra cash and support his family. But something went horribly wrong: his teacher, the greatest hacker in the country, is accused of a crime he didn't commit-and an innocent girl is blackmailed. Thus begin the adventures in Hackerteen.

You know that the Internet is amazing because it opens up new worlds,

Overview

Yago wanted to use his computer skills to earn extra cash and support his family. But something went horribly wrong: his teacher, the greatest hacker in the country, is accused of a crime he didn't commit-and an innocent girl is blackmailed. Thus begin the adventures in Hackerteen.

You know that the Internet is amazing because it opens up new worlds, but not all of them are safe. While you're communicating with your friends, you could be leaving yourself open to viruses, identity theft, and all the creeps on the Web. You need to know what you're doing and-more importantly-what other people are up to!

As you follow Yago and his hacker buddies in their fight against crackers, the bad guys of the internet world, you'll learn

  • How Internet technologies work
  • How some people try to hurt others online
  • Key ways to protect yourself
  • How people can work together on the Internetto make the world a better place

    You have a choice: be a victim of the skeezers or be part of the solution. Fight back with Hackerteen!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780596516475
Publisher:
O'Reilly Media, Incorporated
Publication date:
04/28/2008
Series:
Hackerteen Series
Pages:
100
Product dimensions:
7.08(w) x 9.12(h) x 0.21(d)
Age Range:
12 - 15 Years

Meet the Author

Marcelo Marques is a graduate of FASP (Brazil) in businessadministration, with further degrees in business from the GetulioVargas Foundation and in marketing from Trevisan. He currentlyprovides IT-related services to a number of multinationalcompanies. In 2001, he developed a business plan and, with threepartners, founded the company 4Linux. The company launched theinnovative HackerTeen project, where Marcelo teaches entrepreneurshipand marketing. He then assumed the presidency of LPI Brasil, createdentertaining talks on open-source software and Linux, and wrote thecomedy play "Blue Screen" as well as the fantasy content of the graphic novelHackerteen. Currently he serves asDirector of Strategy and Marketing at 4Linux and HackerTeen.

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