Net crimes & misdemeanors: outmaneuvering the spammers, swindlers, and stalkers who are targeting you online

Cyberstalking happened to me -- Words can hurt -- Spam not in a can -- Urban legends and hoaxes--can they possibly be true? -- Scams, safe shopping, and online banking -- Auction caution -- Where the heartache is--adoption fraud -- Cases of stolen identity -- Your personal life exposed -- Ugly beast...

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Main Author: Hitchcock, Jayne A. (Author)
Other Authors: Page, Loraine
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Medford, NJ Information Today 2002
Availability in Tübingen:Present in Tübingen.
UB: KB 19 A 9376
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Summary:Cyberstalking happened to me -- Words can hurt -- Spam not in a can -- Urban legends and hoaxes--can they possibly be true? -- Scams, safe shopping, and online banking -- Auction caution -- Where the heartache is--adoption fraud -- Cases of stolen identity -- Your personal life exposed -- Ugly beasts lurking online -- A little harmful chat -- Other ways they can get you -- Protecting the children -- Office know-how--stay safe in the workplace -- Police duty--our nation's finest boot up -- Universities catch up with the net -- Encryption made easy -- Protect your computer! -- Is it spam--or harassment? -- A recap--the basics of staying safe online.
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description:XXI, 359 S Ill., graph. Darst 23 cm
ISBN:0910965579