Steal This Computer Book: What They Won't Tell You about the Internet

Steal This Computer Book: What They Won't Tell You about the Internet

by Wallace Wang, Wallace Wang
     
 

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No matter how secure you think your computer is, it is still vulnerable to a variety of attacks that could steal your data or wreck your files. To help you protect yourself and your computer, this updated edition of Steal This Computer Book guides you through the attacks you face on the Internet and reveals the tricks hackers could be using on you right now.

Overview

No matter how secure you think your computer is, it is still vulnerable to a variety of attacks that could steal your data or wreck your files. To help you protect yourself and your computer, this updated edition of Steal This Computer Book guides you through the attacks you face on the Internet and reveals the tricks hackers could be using on you right now.

Editorial Reviews

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A book/CD-ROM package explaining how hackers write and spread computer viruses, how to crack into computers and steal software, how to fight back against spammers, and how to tell when your computer is being attacked and confront the attacker. The CD-ROM contains some 300 freeware, shareware, and trialware programs, including encryption tools, virus scanners, firewalls, and computer forensics tools. Wang is a regular contributor to . Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
The second edition of this underground classic covers a variety of concerns for computer users; from ways in which the Internet can be used for mischievous and even dangerous ends to the latest on computer viruses, hacking, and subversive computer activities from span to harassment. A lively tone presents essential details.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781886411425
Publisher:
No Starch Press San Francisco, CA
Publication date:
11/08/2000
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
468
Product dimensions:
7.04(w) x 8.97(h) x 1.32(d)

Meet the Author

Wallace Wang is the author of several best-selling computer books, including My New Mac, My New iPhone, and Steal This Computer Book (all No Starch Press). He is also a successful standup comic who has appeared on A&E's "Evening at the Improv" and appears regularly at the Riviera Comedy Club in Las Vegas.

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