It seems like everyone is being hacked. Celebrities, politicians, large organizations, banks, schools, universities etc. Well, how does this happen? What are the different kinds of attacks? Is there any way you can improve your safety? This book answers all.
Do you have a desktop computer, a laptop or even a smartphone? Then you probably have heard the term computer security. In its simplest form computer security refers to protecting computer systems from damage to their software, hardware and the information stored on them, as well as preventing disruption or malicious misdirection of the services they offer.
Computer security involves protecting your computing device from physical damage as well as damage that may come through code injection, network access and data transfer and manipulation whether accidental or intentional. Today everyone owns either a smartphone or a personal computer; this makes learning about computer security an important endeavor. This is particularly important because as the world becomes computerized internet systems and wireless networks such as Wi-Fi and Bluetooth which most people rely on to communicating using their computing devices, are increasingly becoming a source of threat to the computing devices involved.