The Symantec Guide to Home Internet SecurityBook - 2006
Dodge attackers, skip spam, and protect your privacy. Symantec Press shows you how to secure your home front. This book offers comprehensive advice about a broad range of security issues in an accessible style appropriate for the home user, and delves into all of the areas where a computer may be vulnerable to attack: hacking, identity theft, online purchasing, virus attacks, e-mail and Internet scams, and more. This book leverages the power and brand recognition of Symantec and Norton Antivirus. The Symantec Guide to Home Computer Security is a soup-to-nuts guide to safer computing for everyone. This book is a short and sweet primer on the dangers of skinny dipping on the web for anyone who uses a computer to write, shop, download media, and/ or e-mail or send instant messages to friends and family. Most people are aware of the perils of the Internet, but many fewer have a clear understanding of what is and isn't a threat. backed-up, limit the scourge of spam, keep viruses at bay, avoid spyware infestations, recognize a phishing scam, identify reputable e-commerce sites, and keep their kids safe from harm and/ or inappropriate content. This book offers comprehensive advice about a broad range of security issues in an accessible style appropriate for the home user.
Publisher: Upper Saddle River, NJ : Addison-Wesley, c2006
Branch Call Number: 005.8 C75s
Characteristics: xviii, 222 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Alternative Title: Home internet security