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Title:
Using the Internet safely for seniors for dummies
ISBN:
9781410418838
Edition:
Large print ed.
Publication Information:
Detroit : Thorndike Press, 2009.
Physical Description:
471 p. (large print) : ill. ; 29 cm.
General Note:
Unabridged.

Includes index.

Originally published: Redmond, Wash. : Microsoft Press, c2006.
Contents:
The foundation of using the Internet safely. Understand what's going on out there ; How the Internet views you ; Raise your safety bar today -- Using the Internet while dodging the risk. Navigating the Internet safely ; Risk-free e-mail ; Posting photos and videos safely ; Sharing your information with others ; Getting the most from social networks and blogging ; Dating safely online ; Being entertained online ; Grandparents rule! -- Protecting your wealth and your health. Shop 'til you drop-- but safely ; Watching your pennies online ; Healthcare that makes you feel better -- Being proactive. Using technology to keep you safer ; Knowing your rights and making a difference.
Abstract:
Isn't the internet amazing? But, oh, the risks you've heard about - identity theft, e-mail scams, phony medical information, and more. Here's the guide you need to avoid the hazards with confidence, so you can shop, visit, invest, explore, pay bills, and do dozens of other things online more securely. Experts show you how to keep your computer virus-free, use social networking sites safely, protect your personal information, and keep your grandchildren safe online.
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