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Online! The Book by Wendy Taylor, Chris Pirillo, John C. Dvorak

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Summary

The future of the Internet threats isn't pretty. The hacker communities thrive, sharing new hacks and simpler hacker tools with more people than ever before. The new viruses are increasingly insidious and complex. We've already seen new, disturbing trends, such as viruses that can actually reengineer their own code; as they spread, they evolve (!) so that antivirus software can't recognize them. And we'll only see more “blended threats,” such as Klez viruses that target multiple vulnerabilities at once.

On the other hand, the future of Internet security is bright. It's an exciting and lucrative industry, so some of the smartest people in the world are working very hard to keep you safe. Products such as ZoneAlarm Pro successfully defend ...

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