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Computers Simplified®, 7th Edition by Paul McFedries

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Chapter 14. Implementing Computer Security

Threats to your computer-related security and privacy often come from the Internet in the form of system intruders, such as e-mail spam, viruses, and identity thieves. In addition, many security and privacy violations occur right at your computer by someone simply logging in to your computer while you are not around. To protect yourself and your family, you need to understand these threats and to know what you can do to thwart them.

Implementing Computer Security

Guard Against Internet Intruders

An Internet intruder is a person who attempts to gain access to your computer or network through your Internet connection. The intruder's goal ...

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