Own Your Space: Keep Yourself and Your Stuff Safe Online Linda McCarthy

ISBN: 9780321426420

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228 pages


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Own Your Space: Keep Yourself and Your Stuff Safe Online  by  Linda McCarthy

Own Your Space: Keep Yourself and Your Stuff Safe Online by Linda McCarthy
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The book for teens that every parent should read! You have been immersed in the technology since preschool. You download music, Google your homework, and constantly IM your friends. You check your email before dinner, tweak your MySpace page, andMoreThe book for teens that every parent should read!

You have been immersed in the technology since preschool. You download music, Google your homework, and constantly IM your friends. You check your email before dinner, tweak your MySpace page, and bypass that hardcopy diary for your own 31337 space in the blogosphere. While youre doing that, you also need to protect yourself. This book is about keeping safe--protecting your data, your identity, and yourself without giving up all the great stuff the Net puts at your fingertips. Learn how toKill viruses, worms, Trojans, and spywareGive Spam the curb and smash web bugsUnderstand just how public your private blogs areKeep wireless freeloaders off your networkSafeguard your parents credit card and financial dataUnderstand what tools you need and how to tweak themLinda McCarthy is a Security Architect in the office of the CTO at Symantec.

Linda has been in the security field for over a decade, and has broken into systems around the world to show executives how easy it is to break into their networks. Linda has published seven books on computer security, and is the author of IT Security: Risking the Corporation. Linda also received the Woman of Influence Award in 2004 for computer security, a prestigious award given annually to only four women in the world.

A portion of the proceeds from this book have been designated by the author for nonprofit work to educate teens about Internet security. Acknowledgments About the AuthorPrefaceChapter 1: Know Your VillainsChapter 2: Drive-By Malicious CodeChapter 3: Data Grabbers and DumpersChapter 4: Spy vs.

SpyChapter 5: Giving Spam the Curb Chapter 6: Pretenders and PiratesChapter 7: Phishing for DollarsChapter 8: Taming the Cookie MonsterChapter 9: Safe Cyber-ShoppingChapter 10: Private Blogs and Public PlacesChapter 11: Any Port in a StormChapter 12: Look Pa, No Strings!Chapter 13: Protective Tools Chapter 14: TweaksAppendix A: A Check List for Mom and DadIndex



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