Internet Safety: Keeping your Computer Safe on the Internet
by Leo Notenboom
Publisher: Puget Sound Software 2011
Number of pages: 114
In this free 113 page e-book I summarize popular articles from Ask Leo! covering the basics -- the things you must do, the software you must run and the concepts you need to be aware of -- to keep your computer and your data safe as you use the internet.
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Snort, the open source intrusion detection tool, is capable of performing real-time traffic analysis and packet logging on IP network. This Cookbook will save hours of sifting through wordy tutorials in order to leverage the full power of Snort.
Ethical hacking, which encompasses methodical penetration testing, white hat hacking, and vulnerability testing -- involves the same tools, tricks, and techniques that criminal hackers use, but with the target's permission in a professional setting.
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