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A-Z Computer and Data Security Threats

Posted by absnet on 22 November 2009

Computer and data security threat  can come from many sources, such as viruses, trojans, and others. One big security vendor, Sophos,  give a guide (pdf ebook) explain us for better know and be alert to the data and computer security. Threatsaurus, a guide from a to z for data security and computer.

Are you an IT professional, computer users in the office or simply Internet browser, this ebook is suitable for you.
This free PDF ebook Threatsaurus, the a to z of computer and data security threat, containing starting from A – Z matters related to computer security (a to z of threats), such as Adware, Autorun worms, Trojan Backdoor, until the term Botnet Zombies. Each term is described with clear and sometimes given concrete examples of previous events.


This ebook is comprised of 120 pages also contain an explanation of the security software (security software) such as Anti-spam, Antivirus, Firewall and others. Then the next chapter discusses tips for maintaining computer security / data (safety tips), such as how to:

  • Avoiding viruses, trojans, worms and spyware
  • Avoiding Hoax
  • Securing data
  • Avoid spam
  • To be safe on the internet
  • Choosing a secure password
  • Safe buying online
  • and other

Finally, this ebook explains a brief history of the development of virus (Virus Timeline), starting from 1949 until 2009 this year.

You can get this Ebook from sophos website. Sophos also provided a free program for data encryption and security programs (security) for a trial period. If you want to directly download their ebook, you can click on this Threatsaurus link, the az of computer and data security threat (PDF, 2.5 MB).

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