Cyber Attack, 1st Edition

  • Margaret J. Goldstein
  • Martin Gitlin
  • Published By: Twenty-First Century Books
  • ISBN-10: 1467763047
  • ISBN-13: 9781467763042
  • DDC: 364.16
  • Grade Level Range: 8th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 72 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released August 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015

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Cyber crime is serious business. Internet security companies report that worldwide cyber crimes cost consumers about $113 billion per year. Cyber crimes cost businesses around the world even more, up to $500 billion each year. Technology experts continue to improve security software, but cyber attacks keep coming. This book asks the questions, who are these criminals and what motivates them? How can we stop them—and what might happen if we don't?

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Introduction: The New “Most Wanted”.
1: Phreaks and Geeks.
2: User Beware.
3: No Business as Usual.
4: Cool War with China.
5: Strong-Arm Tactics.
6: Dee-Fense!.
Source Notes.
Selected Bibliography.
For Further Information.
Photo Acknowledgments.
About the Authors.