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Simple Computer Security: Disinfect Your PC

ISBN: 978-0-470-13915-8
332 pages
April 2007
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  • Hands-on guide to the CA Internet Security Suite, which includes Parental Controls (blocks offensive Web sites, controls program use, and monitors Internet activity); Anti-Spyware (sweeps PCs of malicious software like spyware and adware); Anti-Spam (ensures that computer users get messages from people they know, while redirecting messages from people they don't); Anti-Virus (detects and removes computer viruses); and Personal Firewall (prevents hackers from attacking a PC)
  • CA will include a special version of their $70 suite free with this book, which contains separate applications for Parental Controls, Anti-Spyware, Anti-Spam, Anti-Virus, and a Personal Firewall (good for 6 months)

Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.

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Table of Contents



Part I: Understand the Threats and Solutions.

Chapter 1: Viruses, Spyware, and Other Malware Infections.

Chapter 2: Spam, PC Intrusion, and Inappropriate Content.

Chapter 3: Solutions to Online Threats.

Part II: Detect and Eliminate Threats.

Chapter 4: Installing CA Internet Security Suite 2007.

Chapter 5: Using the CA Security Center.

Chapter 6: Detecting and Eliminating Viruses.

Chapter 7: Stopping Hackers from Attacking Your PC.

Chapter 8: Protecting Against Spyware and Adware.

Chapter 9: Blocking Spam.

Chapter 10: Blocking Offensive Websites.

Chapter 11: Ensuring Up-to-Date Protection.


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Author Information

CA Founded in 1976, CA is a global company with 150 offices in more than 45 countries and revenues of $3.5 billion in 2005. With over 15,000 employees, CA provides products and support to 98% of Fortune 500® companies, as well as government entities, educational institutions, and thousands of other companies in diverse industries worldwide. CA products cover systems, networks, security, storage, and databases.
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