Friday, January 22, 2010

You Have Mail by Matthew Newman

Do you use the Internet? Well if you do, then you have been in a war zone. This never-ending war is between the U.S. government, special security teams, and cyber terrorists. Did you know that if terrorists hacked into the government’s network, they could shut down all public utilities in the entire country? Well, they can.
This book talks about different dangers of the Internet, such as viruses, scams, phishing, and cyberterrorism. It also tells you about specific cases of these dangers. Such as, the Sasser Worm, a computer virus created by a teenager that infected millions of computers around the world.
If you are interested in learning more about the dangers of the Internet, then you should read this book. You will learn about these dangers, and how to avoid them.

Jack C.
8th grade science assignment