Title:Internet safety / edited by Richard Joseph Stein.
Publisher, Date:New York : H.W. Wilson Company, 2009.
Description:viii, 176 p. ; 26 cm.
Series:The reference shelf ; v. 81, no. 2
Series:Reference shelf ; v. 81, no. 2.
Subjects:Internet -- Security measures
Subjects:Internet -- Safety measures
Subjects:Internet -- Political aspects
Subjects:Computers and families
Other Author:Stein, Richard Joseph
Notes:Reprints of previously published magazine and newspaper articles.
Notes:Includes bibliographical references (p. -173) and index.
Contents:Safety in numbers: an overview of internet safety. Importance of cybersecurity increases as online attacks get more dangerous / Daniel Fowler -- Newly nasty / The Economist -- Browsers : the new threat landscape / Andrew Garcia -- WEB 2.0 security / Marji McClure -- Deleting your digital past--for good / Tracy Mayor -- Dead teen's mother : misdemeanor convictions a "stepping stone" in cyberbullying case / Kim Zetter -- Cyberspace threats and vulnerabilities (excerpted from The national strategy to secure cyberspace) / U.S. Department of Homeland Security -- National policy and guiding principles (excerpted from The national strategy to secure cyberspace) / U.S. Department of Homeland Security -- Viruses, spam, and netbots. Malware, spyware, spamware, beware / Yan Barcelo -- Beware the digital zombies / John Markoff -- Bugging broadband / Charles Arthur -- A slice of apple / Seth Colaner -- On-line identity theft. Online identity theft / Brigitte Acoca -- Questions about online identity theft / Reid Goldsborough -- Guard yourself against identity theft on social networks / Pamela Yip -- Swiped, stolen and sold / New York Times -- Startup plans to solve online identity theft, but does anyone care? / Alexander Gelfand -- Internet safety for teens and children. Kids put online safety first / Marianne McGee -- When teens turn cyberbullies / Paris S. Strom and Robert D. Strom -- Patrolling Web 2.0 / Robert Losinski -- Sex predator / Asra Q. Nomani -- Survey finds teens solicit students more than adult predators / School Violence Alert -- Lori Drew is a meanie / Emily Bazelon -- Decoding MySpace / Michelle Andrews -- Online photos put hazing in the spotlight / Stacy A. Teicher -- New ways of war: cyberattacks. The new e-spionage threat / Brian Grow, Keith Epstein, and Chi-Chu Tschang -- When do online attacks cross the line into cyberwar? / Alex Kingsbury -- Russia accused of unleashing cyberwar to disable Estonia / Ian Traynor -- It's cyberwar! / Michael Petrou -- The flaw at the heart of the Internet / Erica Naone -- Cybercriminals can't get away with it like they used to / Jon Swartz -- Cyber-attack operations near / David A. Fulghum.