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Microsoft Releases a Cybersecurity eBook, Free Download

Micorsoft has released a 253 page cybersecurity ebook primarily intended for teens but also serves as a useful resource for adults interested in overall understanding of various Internet security topics. From the book:

"Braden is a typical 14-year-old. Over the past 6 months, he's grown three inches, gained four shoe sizes, and eaten his way through nearly a ton of pizza. He's also unintentionally trashed his family's computer no less than 12 times. First, he down- loaded some cool emoticons to use with his IM messages. Those smiley faces came with embedded adware that overwhelmed him with pop-up ads and slowed down the speed of virtually everything. Then Braden installed a "free" video game that contained a Trojan program that let spammers in Russia take over his computer and use it to forward junk email. A few weeks later, Braden responded to what looked like a legitimate email asking him to confirm his Facebook login information..."

The ebook can be downloaded in full or chapter by chapter: Own Your Space: Keep Yourself and Your Stuff Safe Online

Related topics: Cybercrime, Malware, Security, Spam, Web

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