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It is an unfortunate truth that when we send an email or surf the net, most of us are unaware of just how much is occurring below the surface, of the risks we take when we enter cyberspace. From viruses and other malicious malware to hacking, identity theft and financial fraud; from embarrassing damage to one’s reputation to serious dangers posed to children through social media, there are many threats against which we can take action. Internet Security Made Easy aims to leave no stone unturned, from the necessity of a strong password and the means to obtain it, to the best antivirus software to install. With straightforward and digestible information, we provide you with multiple solutions and useful knowledge that you will be able to apply to your experiences online, regardless of whether you are already familiar with Internet security or a complete beginner. Beginning with an introduction to the World Wide Web and its risks, the book then covers a wide range of dangers to look out for, with specific sections on child Internet safety, followed by various software solutions and advanced troubleshooting. The knowledge we provide is intended to get you to think outside of the box. You wouldn’t leave your child alone with a stranger so why should online interaction be any different? Equally, many people overlook the fact that it is possible for your handheld devices to be hacked and even damaged by various viruses, so we cover that too. With practical step-by-step guides and helpful screenshots, Internet security really is made easy.
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About the Author
Richard N. Williams is a writer and journalist with many years of experience writing about all aspects of the Internet and digital technology. He writes and maintains blogs for numerous companies and websites, as well as providing guest posts for technology-based blogs. His articles have appeared in various publications, including The Guardian, the Daily Telegraph, The Sunday Times, The Sun and the Mirror, as well as various trade magazines and online journals.