CONTENTS:- 1. Spam Attacks and Stammers: The Potential Irritants & Time-wasters; 2. Identify Culprits and Stop Them: The Spamking Cometh; 3. The Insider Threat to Information Systems: The Psychology of the Dangerous Insider; 4. Cyber Stalking and Harassment: Fighting the Virtual Hell & Real Life Nightmares; 5. Rules of the Road for the Information Superhighway; Appendix-1: Glossary of Online Terms; Appendix-2: 101 Questions & Answers on Web & Browser Security.
Cyber or the ethereal space of the Internet is known, has been associated by a breed of tech-savvy deviants who are causing great concern to all those involved in the security of Internet users. The three important aspects of cyber crime that the present publication seeks to analyse are: Spamming, Cyber Stalking and Cyber Fraud. Beginning with a comprehensive overview of the perils of the Internet and the ways it is being misused, the book proceeds to examine the menace of spamming or unwanted mail of a purely commercial or personal nature. The segment includes the technical aspects of countering the menace. Subsequently, the more dreaded evil of cyber stalking or targeted harassment of individuals, particularly women, is discussed with pointed illustrations of recorded cases. Fraud is dealt with in another section. The publication will be of immense use to Net users, Law makers and other authorities and also all those involved in the dynamics of Internet security issues.