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Cyber Crimes

Cyber Crimes

Cyber Crimes

Cyber Crimes

A Primer on Internet Threats and Email Abuses

  • By: G Ram Kumar

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ISBN: 9788130913858

Bind: Paperback

Year: 2010

Pages: 174

Size: 140 x 216 mm

Publisher: Viva Books Originals

Sales Territory: Worldwide


Will Bill Gates pay you if you forward an email? Is a great fortune of millions of dollars awaiting you in an African country? Do you get mails announcing that you have won a bumper lottery? Con men of the cyber space use these tricks to catch their gullible victims. Net users usually rise to the bait and part with critical information like passwords, bank details, etc. A new breed of crooks, cyber criminals, lurks over the Internet conning unsuspecting users out of their money and personal information.

Ram Kumar's Cyber Crimes comes as a timely alert for both experienced users of the net and those who are new to it. Written in a clear language for every user of the Internet, Cyber Crimes will help you understand the evil forces of the cyberspace and be on your guard. The SAFE INTERNET COMPUTING GUIDE provides useful dos and don?ts for your safety in your cyber journey.

Target Audience:

IT students and professionals, all internet users and the general public. 


Cyber crimes • Junk Mail - Spam & Spim • Online Frauds - Scams, Phishing Attacks & Urban Legends • Malware I - Viruses, Worms & Trojans • Malware II - Cookies, Adware, Spyware & Scumware • Identity Theft - Spoofing, Forgery & Social Engineering • Password Cracking & Hostile Profiling • Computer/Network Intrusions - Hacking & DoS Attacks • Cyber Squatting, Software Piracy & Copyright Infringement • Cyber Stalking & Digital Bullying • Cyber Terrorism & Cyber Warfare • Safe internet computing guide • Tips for Online Security • Blocking Spam • Guarding against Spim • Handling Scams & Phishing Attacks • Protecting yourself from Pharming Attacks • Containing Viruses & Trojans • Clearing Cookies, Adware & Spyware • Avoiding Identity Thefts • Tips for Choosing a Secure Password • Reporting Hacking Attempts • Dealing with Cyber Stalking • Online Auction Frauds • Safe Online Shopping • Safe Online Chatting? Email Account Privacy • Safe Net Banking ?Endspeak • Virus Message • Nigerian Scam Message • Phishing Scam Message • Urban Legend Email • Social Engineering • Dumpster Diving • Key Internet Usage Statistics


About the Author: 

G. Ram Kumar gained hands-on experience in dealing with internet threats and abuses from his assignments at various top-notch companies, which include Juno Online Services, USA; ICICI Bank; and Affiliated Computer Services Inc., a fortune 500 company. He has an MCA and is a Cisco-Certified Network Associate. His first book Career Excellence was published in two volumes. His other publications are: FAQs in Interviews, Getting IT Right and Best of Forwarded Emails. Ram Kumar is one of the founder trustees of SKetch, a Tamil-Nadu-based NGO working for women's education and empowerment.


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