Synopses & Reviews
Revealing many of the most extreme and horrifying examples of modern cybercrime, acclaimed investigator J. A. Hitchcock seeks to educate the millions of YouTube, Twitter, and Facebook users about the various hazards posed by new media. Covering the identity theft and subsequent murder of Amy Boyer in 1999, avoiding sexual predators, defending bank accounts against fraudulent phishing scams, and the rise of online bullying, Hitchcock provides a compelling, broad-ranging collection of case studies from which consumers can learn to defend themselves and their families against online criminals. Guaranteed to shock and surprise, this book will forever change the way users experience the internet.
About the Author
J. A. Hitchcock is an internationally recognized cybercrime expert and the author of Net Crimes & Misdemeanors: Outmaneuvering Web Spammers, Stalkers, and Con Artists. She has appeared as a contributor to episodes of 48 Hours, Americas Most Wanted, Good Morning America, and Primetime. She lives in York, Maine.