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Steal This Computer Book 2ND Edition What They Wby Wallace Wang
Synopses & Reviews
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.
Book News Annotation:
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 Boardwatch.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
"Steal this Computer Book" answers questions about such computer phenomena as viruses, e-mail bombings, ANSI bombings, keystroke monitors and scams and the ethical issues surrounding hacking. A gallery of hacker's tools and a CD-ROM with various antihacker and security tools are included. 100 screen shots.
About 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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