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steal this computer book 3: what they won't tell you about the internet
Steal This Computer Book 3: What They Won't Tell You About the Internet
by Wallace Wang ISBN:1593270003
No Starch Press 2003 (359 pages)

This offbeat, non-technical book looks at what hackers do, how they do it, and how you can protect yourself. This edition also covers rootkits, spyware, web bugs, identity theft, hacktivism, wireless hacking (wardriving), biometrics, and firewalls.

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Steal This Computer Book 3—What They Won't Tell You About the Internet
Introduction
Part 1 - Information Overload (Lies, Damn Lies, and Statistics)
Chapter 1 - Finding What You Need—The Magic of Search Engines
Chapter 2 - Alternative Sources of News and Information
Chapter 3 - Censoring Information (We Know What's Best for You)
Chapter 4 - Hacktivism—Online Activism
Chapter 5 - Pledging Allegiance—Hatred as Patriotism
Chapter 6 - Where the Hackers Are
Part 2 - Dangerous Threats on the Internet
Chapter 7 - Viruses and Worms
Chapter 8 - Trojan Horses— Beware of Geeks Bearing Gifts
Chapter 9 - CON Games on the Internet
Chapter 10 - Online Stalkers
Part 3 - Breaking and Entering Computers
Chapter 11 - Probing a Target
Chapter 12 - Sneaking into a Computer
Chapter 13 - Digging In
Part 4 - Protection Yourself
Chapter 14 - Computing on a Shoestring
Chapter 15 - Protecting Your Data and Your Privacy
Chapter 16 - Waging War on Spam
Chapter 17 - Web Bugs, Adware, Pop-Ups, and Spyware
Part 5 - Protecting Your Computer
Chapter 18 - Firewalls, Intrusion-Detection Systems, and Honeypots
Chapter 19 - Computer Forensics: Recovering and Deleting Data
Chapter 20 - Protecting Your Computer
Appendix A - Software
Appendix B - A Hacker's Gallery of Rogue Tools
Appendix C - A Bit of History—Phone Phreaking and Other Phun
Appendix D - Glossary
Index
List of Figures
List of Tables





Steal This Computer Book 3(c) What They Won't Tell You About the Internet
Steal This Computer Book 3: What They Wont Tell You about the Internet
ISBN: 1593270003
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2003
Pages: 215
Authors: Wallace Wang
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