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What Is Cybersecurity?

Author: Haq Kamar; Britannica Educational Publishing
Publisher: Chicago, IL : Britannica Educational Publishing, 2018.
Series: Let's Find Out! Computer Science.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Inexperienced users of computers often jump at the chance to click colorful flashing ads on the sidebar and are also tempted to download files from sites not worthy of trust. In short, people need to learn how to stay safe online. This book will introduce readers to different types of online threats, including viruses and malware. They will learn how different dangers spread and some basic steps to stop or prevent  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Kamar, Haq.
What Is Cybersecurity?
Chicago, IL : Britannica Educational Publishing, ©2018
Material Type: Document, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Haq Kamar; Britannica Educational Publishing
ISBN: 9781680488555 1680488554
OCLC Number: 1013829202
Description: 1 online resource (34 pages).
Contents: What are computers and networks? --
Physical harm --
What is cybersecurity? --
Why attack a computer? --
Phishing --
Malware --
What does malware do? --
Malware and individuals --
Malware and companies --
Cybersecurity and governments --
Good practices --
Data encryption --
Law enforcement.
Series Title: Let's Find Out! Computer Science.

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Inexperienced users of computers often jump at the chance to click colorful flashing ads on the sidebar and are also tempted to download files from sites not worthy of trust. In short, people need to learn how to stay safe online. This book will introduce readers to different types of online threats, including viruses and malware. They will learn how different dangers spread and some basic steps to stop or prevent them. Additionally, this book will illuminate the scary consequences of falling prey to those threats, such as having personal information stolen or deleted, and cyberstalking.

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