Nick Ioannou is an IT professional, blogger and author with 20+ years corporate experience, as Head of IT, software developer, software trainer and user documentation author. He started blogging in 2012 on free software and IT tips (www.nick-ioannou.com) currently with over 360 posts.
His first eBook ‘Internet Security Fundamentals’ is based on talks given to the sons of his boss after they kept getting viruses on their home computer. This and the fact that every computer virus he fixed for others was on a machine with up to date antivirus. It is a true eBook with monthly updates due to the rapidly changing subject matter.
Internet Security Fundamentals: Practical Steps To Increase Your Online Security (Non-Fiction)
An easy to understand guide of the most commonly faced security threats any computer user is likely to come across via email, social media and online shopping. Updated monthly with new content for free.
Antivirus software is now incredibly advanced, but the problem of viruses is worse than ever! This is because many viruses trick the user into installing them. The same way that the most sophisticated alarm system and door security is not much use if you open the door from the inside to let someone in. This book explains why you cannot just rely on just antivirus, but also need to be aware of the various phishing techniques, scams and tricks used by criminals.
Today, it’s all about money, taking your money that is, from your bank account, your credit cards or selling your details to other criminals. They are the digital version of the mugger in the street, the organised crime syndicate, burglars and thieves. A little bit of background knowledge of how to avoid the dangers though, will lower your chances of becoming a victim.