How Personal and Internet Security Works

ISBN-10: 0789735539
ISBN-13: 9780789735539
Authors: Preston Gralla
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Description:

How Personal and Internet Security Works is a stunning four-color illustrated title that shows in vivid detail the many dangers faced by those who use the Internet to send or receive email, surf the Web, conduct personal business, use a credit card, or even travel to airports and it also illustrates how those dangers can be solved. Lions, Tiger and Bugs, oh my! Here are just a few stats that can scare most consumers into learning more about the technology behind the unsafe threats to personal and Internet security including:- The U.S. Federal Trade Commission received 247,000 consumer complaints in 2004 (up 15% from 2003), from individuals whose identity was stolen.- Reuters.com (2/2005)…    

Author bio:

Preston Gralla is the author of more than 40 books that have been translated into 20 languages, including Galaxy S 5 The Missing Manual, Windows 8 Hacks, NOOK HD: The Missing Manual, Galaxy Tab: The Missing Manual, The Big Book of Windows Hacks, How the Internet Works, and How Wireless Works. He is a contributing editor to Computerworld, a blogger for ITWorld, and was a founding editor and then editorial director of PC/Computing, executive editor for CNet/ZDNet, and the founding managing editor of PC Week.He has written about technology for many national newspapers and magazines, including USA Today, Los Angeles Times, Dallas Morning News (for whom he wrote a technology column), PC World,…    

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Binding: Paperback Publisher: Pearson Education Number of pages: 288 Dimensions: 8.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.50" tall Weight: 1.496 lbs. Language: English