More and more consumers and businesses are being victimized by increasingly sophisticated email scams, including "phishing" schemes. This handy, step-by-step guide, written in plain English, will show you how to recognize phishing emails. It will help you avoid being taken in by these scams, without having to decipher a lot of computer jargon. Includes quick reference guide and glossary.
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Fraud poses a significant threat to the Internet. 1.5% of all online advertisements attempt to spread malware. This lowers the willingness to view or handle advertisements, which will severely affect the structure of the web and its viability. It may also destabilize online commerce. In addition, the Internet is increasingly becoming a weapon for political targets by malicious organizations and governments. This book will examine these and related topics, such as smart phone based web security. This book describes the basic threats to the Internet (loss of trust, loss of advertising revenue, loss of security) and how they are related. It also discusses the primary countermeasures and how to implement them.
You wake up and find out that you’re being targeted for blackmail by a “one night stand” you met online, that your child has been abducted by your ex-wife, or that your accountant has been embezzling from you. You don’t know how to solve such problems―or even where to begin. You might even be too embarrassed to seek help. These are the calls Private Investigator Daniel Weiss receives. Handling bad takes skill― skill that combines the classic methods of private investigation with modern, cutting-edge developments in digital forensics. In HANDLING BAD, Weiss delves into the flourishing digital realm of cyber based criminal activity in order to provide examples of threats that may lurk closer to home than you think.
Cyber crime has turned out to be the headache of every single person. Even when you are not engaged in works related to the cyber world, you can still become the victim of such criminal activities. The technology that was thought to become the weapon of development all over the world has now become the killer weapon. There are various types of cyber crime and to keep yourself safe from these, you need to know them in detail. Here you will get the details about the various types of cyber crimes along with the information regarding how you can stay safe from them. It is also necessary to know the beginning days of this crime so that you can understand how cyber crime began its journey in those days when internet technology did not even existed.
The effects of cyber crime, i.e. how the criminals operates with their tactics in our regular lives are described through the various effects of cyber crime. The stress here has been given to the fact of maintaining personal and financial security as these days we get engaged in web transactions without knowing the risk of the criminal activities that may rob us. The recent strategies of the cyber criminals will help you to know the things you must take care to keep safe. Information about the popular criminals (along with the cyber criminals who actually work to help us) is the most interesting things and will even entertain you.