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Windows 8 All-in-One For Dummies by Woody Leonhard

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Book IX

Securing Windows 8

9781118237991-pp0901.eps

Contents at a Glance

Chapter 1: Spies, Spams, Scams — They’re Out to Get You

Understanding the Hazards — and the Hoaxes

Staying Informed

Am I Infected?

Getting Protected

Chapter 2: Fighting Viri and Scum

Basic Windows Security Do’s and Don’ts

Making Sense of Malware

Scanning for Rootkits with Windows Defender Offline

Deciphering Browsers’ Inscrutable Warnings

Chapter 3: Running Built-In Security Programs

Working with Windows Defender

Judging SmartScreen

Booting Securely with UEFI

Controlling User Account Control

Poking at Windows Firewall

Chapter 4: Top Security Helpers

Deciding about BitLocker

Managing Your Passwords

Keeping Your Other Programs Up to Date

Blocking Java and Flash in Your Browser

Fighting Back at Tough Scumware

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