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Computer Scams, Shams and Spam: How to Safely Enjoy Your Online Time [For Boomers and Beyond]
by Pam Hogan (Goodreads Author)
This book educates readers to the make-up of 21st century scams and provides education on how to protect oneself from them. The phone scams that target seniors as well as instructions for quickly verifying a caller’s legitimacy are described. The precautions to take when reading email and when participating on social networking sites are prescribed. It provides the exposur ...more
Paperback, 128 pages
Published 2012 by Community Press
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This is a small but solid book that accomplishes what it sets out to do: teach baby boomers (and beyond!) how to stay safe on the internet. It covers all bases and does so in a straightforward fashion that should be easy for seniors to understand. Although the subject matter can be stressful (especially for people who fear the internet), this book's simple explanations and detailed explanations are actually rather soothing. It also provides information on scams done via the phone, which I found ...more