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The art of invisibility : the world's most famous hacker teaches you how to be safe in the age of Big Brother and big data  Cover Image Book Book

The art of invisibility : the world's most famous hacker teaches you how to be safe in the age of Big Brother and big data

Mitnick, Kevin D. (Kevin David), 1963- (author.). Vamosi, Robert, (author.). Hypponen, Mikko, (writer of foreword.).


"Your every step online is being tracked and stored, and your identity literally stolen. Big companies and big governments want to know and exploit what you do, and privacy is a luxury few can afford or understand ... Kevin Mitnick uses true-life stories to show exactly what is happening without your knowledge, teaching you "the art of invisibility"--Online and real-world tactics to protect you and your family, using easy step-by-step instructions. Reading this book, you will learn everything from password protection and smart Wi-Fi usage to advanced techniques designed to maximize your anonymity. Kevin Mitnick knows exactly how vulnerabilities can be exploited and just what to do to prevent that from happening"--Jacket.

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  • ISBN: 9780316380508
  • ISBN: 0316380504
  • Physical Description: x, 309 pages ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2017.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 283-298) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Time to disappear -- Your password can be cracked! -- Who else is reading your e-mail? -- Wiretapping 101 -- If you don't encrypt, you're unequipped -- Now you see me, now you don't -- Every mouse click you make, I'll be watching you -- Pay up or else! -- Believe everything, trust nothing -- You have no privacy? : Get over it! -- You can run but not hide -- Hey, KITT, don't share my location -- The internet of surveillance -- Things your boss doesn't want you to know -- Obtaining anonymity is hard work -- The FBI always gets its man -- Mastering the art of invisibility.
Subject: Internet > Security measures.
Computer security.
Data protection.
Privacy, Right of.
Privacy, Right of > Popular works.
Internet. > Security measures.
COMPUTERS > Hardware > Mobile Devices.
COMPUTERS > Hardware > Personal Computers.
COMPUTERS > Internet.
COMPUTERS > Security > Online Safety & Privacy.
COMPUTERS > Social Aspects.
COMPUTERS > Web > Social Media.
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING > Mobile & Wireless Communications.
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING > Telecommunications.
Computer security.
Data protection.
Internet > Security measures.
Privacy, Right of.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at State Library of Alabama.


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