Always Use Protection

A Teen's Guide to Safe Computing

By Dan Appleman

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Although a book about computer security, this goes far beyond the usual "beware the dangers of chat rooms" warnings to teach you everything you need to know to protect your computer, your privacy, and yourself.

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  • ISBN13: 978-1-59059-326-4
  • 288 Pages
  • User Level: Beginner to Advanced
  • Publication Date: April 20, 2004
  • Available eBook Formats: PDF

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents

  1. Gremlins in Your Machine
  2. When Software Attacks: All About Viruses
  3. From Sneaks to Slammers: How Viruses Get on Your System
  4. The Built-in Doctor: Antivirus Programs
  5. Guardians at the Gate: Firewalls
  6. Locking Up, Part 1: Software Updates
  7. Locking Up, Part 2: System and Application Configuration
  8. Backups: The Most Important Thing You'll Probably Never Do
  9. What to Do When You've Been Hit
  10. When They Think It's You, But It Isn't: Identity Theft
  11. Passwords: Your Key to the Internet
  12. The Traces You Leave Behind: What Your Machine Says About You
  13. Every Move You Make, They'll Be Watching You
  14. Chat Rooms, Public and Private
  15. Scams
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