Living with the Internet and Online Dangers

Living with the Internet and Online Dangers

by Corey Sandler
     
 

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Although the Internet allows us unique ways to communicate, such as e-mail and social networking, in many ways it is also like the Wild West-rife with dangers from those who aim to infect computers with destructive viruses or steal money, ruin reputations, or otherwise cause injury.

Living with the Internet and Online Dangers explains the risks and problems

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Overview

Although the Internet allows us unique ways to communicate, such as e-mail and social networking, in many ways it is also like the Wild West-rife with dangers from those who aim to infect computers with destructive viruses or steal money, ruin reputations, or otherwise cause injury.

Living with the Internet and Online Dangers explains the risks and problems associated with modern technology and gives real-world advice on what teens can do to protect themselves. Chapters explore online job hunting, e-mail scams and Internet fraud, finding friends online, and wireless security. Written in straightforward language, this detailed guide also includes helpful sidebars, a glossary of technical terms, and other resources.

The Teen's Guides series examines issues that affect teens; provides a comprehensive discussion of common health and social problems, remedies, and coping skills; and lists practical resources for further information.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780816078745
Publisher:
Facts on File, Incorporated
Publication date:
02/01/2010
Series:
Teen's Guides Series
Pages:
165
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range:
12 - 17 Years

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