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Spam Nation : the Inside Story of Organized Cybercrime--from Global Epidemic to Your Front Door

Krebs, Brian. (Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Kirtland Community College.

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Kirtland Community College Library HV 6773.2 .K74 2014 30775305545569 General Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 1492603236
  • ISBN: 9781492603238
  • ISBN: 1402295618
  • ISBN: 9781402295614
  • ISBN: 1402295626
  • ISBN: 9781402295621
  • Physical Description: print
    xiv, 306 pages ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: Naperville : Sourcebooks, [2014]

Content descriptions

General Note: Text in English.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note: Preface -- Parasite -- Bulletproof -- The pharma wars -- Meet the buyers -- Russian roulette -- Partner(ka)s in (dis)organized crime -- Meet the spammers -- Old friends, bitter enemies -- Meeting in Moscow -- The antis -- Takedown -- Endgame -- Epilogue: a spam-free world: how you can protect yourself from cybercrime -- A conversation with Brian Krebs.
Summary, etc.: "In Spam Nation, investigative journalist and cybersecurity expert Brian Krebs unmasks the criminal masterminds driving some of the biggest operations targeting you and your bank accounts. Tracing the rise, fall, and alarming resurrection of the digital mafia behind two of the largest spam pharmacies - and countless viruses, phishing, and spyware attacks - he delivers the definitive narrative of this global problem and its threat to consumers everywhere. Even those who never open junk messages aren't safe. These days, through junk mail, spammers can hack into email accounts, harvest personal information like usernames and passwords, and sell them on the digital black market. Fast-paced and utterly gripping, Spam Nation is a vital call to action to stem this tidal wave of cybercrime before its too late." -- book cover
Language Note:
Text in English.
Subject: Computer crimes United States
Internet fraud United States
Spam (Electronic mail)
Organized crime United States
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