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Steal This Computer Book 4.0 by Wallace Wang

Steal This Computer Book 4.0

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Steal This Computer Book 4.0 by Wallace Wang
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May 06, 2006 | 384 Pages
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“A terrific guide…made enjoyable by the sense that you’re seeing how the bad guys operate. But beyond this excitement, the book has immediate value.”
—SD Times

Table Of Contents

Part 1: The Early Hackers
Chapter 1: The Hacker Mentality
Chapter 2: The First Hackers: The Phone Phreakers
Chapter 3: Hacking People, Places, and Things
Part 2: The PC Pioneers
Chapter 4: Ansi Bombs and Viruses
Chapter 5: Trojan Horses and Worms
Chapter 6: Warez (Software Piracy)
Part 3: The Internet Hackers
Chapter 7: Where the Hackers Are
Chapter 8: Stalking a Computer
Chapter 9: Cracking Passwords
Chapter 10: Digging Into a Computer with Rootkits
Chapter 11: Censoring Information
Chapter 12: The Filesharing Networks
Part 4: The Real World Hackers
Chapter 13: The Internet Con Artists
Chapter 14: Finding People on the Internet
Chapter 15: Propaganda as News and Entertainment
Chapter 16: Hacktivism: Online Activism
Chapter 17: Hate Groups and Terrorists on the Internet
Part 5: The Future—Hacking for Profit
Chapter 18: Identity Theft and Spam
Chapter 19: Banner Ads, Pop-up Ads, and Search Engine Spamming
Chapter 20: Adware and Spyware
Part 6: Protecting Your Computer and Yourself
Chapter 21: Computing on a Shoestring: Getting Stuff for (Almost) Free
Chapter 22: Computer Forensics: The Art of Deleting and Retrieving Data
Chapter 23: Locking Down Your Computer

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