Outmaneuvering Web Spammers, Stalkers, and Con Artists

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Chapter 18: Universities Catch Up With the Net
Chapter 19: Encryption Made Easy
Chapter 20: Protect Your Computer

Chapter 18: Universities Catch Up With the Net


The Charles Ponzi Scheme

Hilbert College

Virginia Tech

Iowa State University

Binghamton University

Purdue University

Sookmyung University

George Mason University

GMU’s web site offers a host of advice, including security on campus and what to do if something should happen to them.
High Tech Stalking
And a Brochure about online harassment/stalking in .pdf format.

Jake Baker Scandal

Center for Democracy & Technology (CDT)

University at Buffalo

Central Michigan University

University of Maryland University College

Campus Security (includes campus crime statistic links)

Security on Campus, Inc.

Campus Safety

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Chapter 19: Encryption Made Easy

Crypto Rights Foundation

Federal Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act
Library of Congress

Instructions on Adding an Electronic Signature in MS Outlook (Microsoft Document in .doc format)

Digital Signature Standard (DSS)

PGP Questions & Answers

GNU Privacy Guard (free)

Cryptography Resources

Encryption and Security-related Issues

Computer Resource Security Center

Online Privacy and Surveillance

Online Privacy Issues

Issue: Online Privacy

EFF (Electronic Frontier Foundation)
(415) 436-9333

Philip Zimmermann’s Site

Federal Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act

Consumers Union
(914) 378-2000

PGP Commercial Version

PGPi (recommended for Internet beginners)

Public Key Server


CDT (Center for Democracy & Technology)
(202) 637-9800

EPIC (Electronic Privacy Information Center)
(202) 483-1140

Digital Signature Guidelines

How to Get Rid of Junk Mail, Spam, and Telemarketers

Getting Rid of Spam


Spam Butcher

Spam Assassin

WHOA’s Is It Harassment Page



What Are Full Headers?

How To Show Full Headers in E-mail/Newsreader Programs

State-by-State Online Harassment/Stalking Laws


Operation Blue Ridge Thunder


National Center for Missing & Exploited Children

National Center for Victims of Crime
1-800-FYI-CALL (1-800-394-2255)

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Chapter 20: Protect Your Computer

Ad Subtract (Ad Blocker)

Pop Up Stopper


Do Not Call Registry (for home telephones and cell phones)

Firetrust SiteHound (URL/Links Protection)

EZ Tech Help (forums, downloads and more)

FAQ - Internet Firewalls

Firewall Guide

Kaspersky Labs Anti-Virus

AdGone Popup Remover

PopUp Killer

PopUp Stopper

AVG Free Antivirus Software

Antivirus Security Software


Tiny Software

Smasher (removes cookies)

Norton Internet Security

Outpost Pro Firewall

BlackICE Defender


McAfee Firewall

GRC Net Filter

Robo Form

EZ Password Manager

Cookie Pal

Cookie Crusher

Norton AntiVirus

McAfee VirusScan

Freebie List
Offers a list of several free antivirus programs & tools

Virus Bulletin

Computer Associates Virus Information

CERT Advisories

Virus Myths

Software Reviews of online security/antivirus products such as Jammer, BlackICE Defender and Norton Internet Security



Online Safety Tips

FAQ Central

Internet FAQ Archives

Onebox (free voicemail/fax)

Free Voicemail/Fax Web Site Listings

The Ultimates White Pages Directory

The Ultimates E-mail Directory

Web Shots

Club Photo

Offline Safety Tips


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