The Promise and Perils of Technology: Cybercrime and You, 1st Edition

  • Kristi Lew
  • Published By: Rosen Young Adult
  • ISBN-10: 1508188238
  • ISBN-13: 9781508188230
  • DDC: 005.8
  • Grade Level Range: 7th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 64 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2020 | Published/Released November 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2020

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There is no doubt that technology can be advantageous in everyday life. However, in this ever-changing, increasingly connected world, technology can also open the door to danger and crime. Citizens of the computerized world need to be able to recognize digital threats in order to protect themselves. Threats include identity theft, cyberbullying, malware, and sock puppets. By illuminating the dark corners of the internet and emphasizing the use of critical thinking while online, this book will help train future denizens of the digital landscape to defend their data.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: An Offer You Can’t Refuse.
2: Open the Door and Let Me In.
3: Let’s Be Friends.
4: Home of the Free.
5: Safe Surfing.
For More Information.
For Further Reading.
About the Author.
Photo Credits.