Future crimes : When Everything Is Connected, Everyone Is Vulnerable—and What We Can Do About It Before It's Too Late. / Marc Goodman.
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- ISBN: 9780385539012 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Publisher: New York : Doubleday, 2015.
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|Summary, etc.:|| NEW YORK TIMES and WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLEROne of the world's leading authorities on global security, Marc Goodman takes readers deep into the digital underground to expose the alarming ways criminals, corporations, and even countries are using new and emerging technologies against you--and how this makes everyone more vulnerable than ever imagined. Technological advances have benefited our world in immeasurable ways, but there is an ominous flip side: our technology can be turned against us. Hackers can activate baby monitors to spy on families, thieves are analyzing social media posts to plot home invasions, and stalkers are exploiting the GPS on smart phones to track their victims' every move. We all know today's criminals can steal identities, drain online bank accounts, and wipe out computer servers, but that's just the beginning. To date, no computer has been created that could not be hacked--a sobering fact given our radical...
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