Cyber Spying Tracking Your Family's (Sometimes) Secret Online Lives


  • Eric Cole, Independant network security consultant and speaker, USA
  • Michael Nordfelt
  • Sandra Ring, Deputy Directory for Research at the TSGI Advanced Technology Research Center, USA
  • Ted Fair

This book shows everyday computer users how to become cyber-sleuths. It takes readers through the many different issues involved in spying on someone online. It begins with an explanation of reasons and ethics, covers the psychology of spying, describes computer and network basics, and takes readers step-by-step through many common online activities, and shows what can be done to compromise them. The book's final section describes personal privacy and counter-spy techniques. By teaching by both theory and example this book empowers readers to take charge of their computers and feel confident they can be aware of the different online activities their families engage in.
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Book information

  • Published: March 2005
  • Imprint: SYNGRESS
  • ISBN: 978-1-931836-41-8

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Why Spy? Chapter 2. Spying Basics Chapter 3. Technology Overview, Computer Basics Chapter 4. Technology Overview, Network Basics Chapter 5. Step 1: Taking Control Chapter 6. Step 2, Spying on the PC Chapter 7. Spying on E-mail Chapter 8. Spying on Chat and Instant Messaging Chapter 9. Spying on Web Browsing Chapter 10. Advanced Spying Chapter 11. Counter-Spy, Are You Being Watched?