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.
"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
Best-selling computer book author Wallace Wang (The Book of Nero 6, Steal This File Sharing Book, both No Starch Press, and Visual Basic 6 for Dummies), is a former contributor to Boardwatch Magazine, where he wrote a monthly column called "Notes From the Underground." He is a successful stand-up comic who has appeared on A&E's "Evening at the Improv" and appears regularly at the Riviera Comedy Club in Las Vegas.