Computers Under Attack: Intruders, Worms and Viruses

Computers Under Attack: Intruders, Worms and Viruses

by Peter J. Denning


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This book is broken down into 6 parts. The first describes the emergence of a worldwide network of computers, here called Worldnet, and the practices that people have engaged in as a result. The second part describes the problem of electronic breakins. The third part deals with the phenomenon of worms. The fourth part deals with viruses. The fifth part of the book gives a glimpse of the worlds in which hackers live. The final part deals with the social context in which people make ethical and moral interpretations and propose new laws.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780201530674
Publisher: Addison-Wesley
Publication date: 01/15/1990
Series: ACM Press Series
Pages: 592
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.87(d)

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