You don't need to own a Kindle device to enjoy Kindle books. Download one of our FREE Kindle apps to start reading Kindle books on all your devices.

  • Apple
    Apple
  • Android
    Android
  • Windows Phone
    Windows Phone
  • Click here to download from Amazon appstore
    Android

To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number.

kcpAppSendButton

Buying Options

Kindle Price: $14.27
includes tax, if applicable

These promotions will be applied to this item:

Some promotions may be combined; others are not eligible to be combined with other offers. For details, please see the Terms & Conditions associated with these promotions.

Deliver to your Kindle or other device

Deliver to your Kindle or other device

<Embed>

Loading recommendations for you
Recommendations for you

Adding to Cart...

Added to Cart

Not Added

Item is in your Cart

View Cart

Not Added

There was a problem adding this item to Cart. Please try again later.
Sorry, we're having trouble showing recommendations right now. Please try again later.
Continue shopping
Cyberphobia: Identity, Trust, Security and the Internet by [Lucas, Edward]
Kindle App Ad

Follow the Author

Something went wrong. Please try your request again later.


Cyberphobia: Identity, Trust, Security and the Internet Kindle Edition

3.6 out of 5 stars 9 customer reviews

See all 5 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Amazon Price
New from Used from
Kindle
$14.27

Length: 337 pages Word Wise: Enabled Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
Page Flip: Enabled Language: English

Kindle Monthly Deals
Kindle Monthly Deals
New deals each month starting at $1.49. Learn more

Product description

Review

One depressing conclusion from reading "Deception" is that Russians are much better than their Western counterparts at the spy business. Another is that, even now, the West doesn't much seem to care that its secrets are being pilfered by a regime that wishes us ill . . . [a] sobering book.--Bret Stephens "The Wall Street Journal, on DECEPTION "

Lucas's account is a masterful achievement, blending first-class reporting with the flare of John le Carre and Daniel Silva.""--C.C. Lovett "CHOICE on DECEPTION ""

A remarkably clear, comprehensive and lucid exposition of the growing range of threats that challenge trust in the internet . . . an indispensable roadmap to regaining control of our online security.--Michael Chertoff, former US Secretary of Homeland Security

"A remarkably clear, comprehensive and lucid exposition of the growing range of threats that challenge trust in the internet . . . an indispensable roadmap to regaining control of our online security." --Michael Chertoff, former US Secretary of Homeland Security

"An engaged overview of technology's strange new virtual hazards." --"Kirkus"

"A realistic view of what can (and cannot) be done on both the individual and at a policy level to protect privacy and deal honestly on the Internet. Useful for nonexperts wanting a larger picture of cybersecurity." --"Library Journal"

"Lucas's account is a masterful achievement, blending first-class reporting with the flare of John le Carre and Daniel Silva." --C.C. Lovett, "CHOICE on DECEPTION"

"One depressing conclusion from reading "Deception" is that Russians are much better than their Western counterparts at the spy business. Another is that, even now, the West doesn't much seem to care that its secrets are being pilfered by a regime that wishes us ill . . . [a] sobering book." --Bret Stephens, "The Wall Street Journal, on DECEPTION""

A remarkably clear, comprehensive and lucid exposition of the growing range of threats that challenge trust in the internet . . . an indispensable roadmap to regaining control of our online security. Michael Chertoff, former US Secretary of Homeland Security

"As we move away from an earlier era s digital naivete and embrace a healthy paranoia about privacy and risk online, Mr. Lucas s book reminds us of the need for tougher standards--not just for individuals but for the companies that have made the Internet our virtual home." "Wall Street Journal"

An engaged overview of technology's strange new virtual hazards. "Kirkus"

A realistic view of what can (and cannot) be done on both the individual and at a policy level to protect privacy and deal honestly on the Internet. Useful for nonexperts wanting a larger picture of cybersecurity. "Library Journal"

"[E]asily accessible for non-techies . . . Even informed readers will benefit from Lucas s synthesis of chilling incidents . . . a wake-up call for citizens and their leaders alike." "Publishers Weekly"

"An enlightening, highly accessible look at security threats on the Internet, with sound solutions for protection." "Booklist"

"The central message of this alarming book is that 'our dependence on computers is growing faster than our ability to forestall attackers' . . . ["Cyberphobia"] makes a convincing case that hacking will becoming increasingly common." "Sunday Times"

"Not only does "Cyberphobia "lay bare the dangers of the internet, it also explores the most successful defensive cyber strategies, options for tracking down transgressors and argues that we are moving into a post-digital age where once again face-to-face communication will be the only interaction that really matters." "Daily Telegraph"

"Though convenient, [computers] can be dangerous. Lucas (a British journalist who writes for "The Economist") joins others in delivering this warning, but he is more successful than most because he probes the subject without resorting to computer jargon and so conveys the nature of the threat to those who use computers without regard to the fact that they can jeopardize wealth, reputation, and peace of mind . . . Recommended." "Choice""

A remarkably clear, comprehensive and lucid exposition of the growing range of threats that challenge trust in the internet . . . an indispensable roadmap to regaining control of our online security. Michael Chertoff, former US Secretary of Homeland Security

"As we move away from an earlier era s digital naivete and embrace a healthy paranoia about privacy and risk online, Mr. Lucas s book reminds us of the need for tougher standards--not just for individuals but for the companies that have made the Internet our virtual home." Wall Street Journal

An engaged overview of technology's strange new virtual hazards. Kirkus

A realistic view of what can (and cannot) be done on both the individual and at a policy level to protect privacy and deal honestly on the Internet. Useful for nonexperts wanting a larger picture of cybersecurity. Library Journal

"[E]asily accessible for non-techies . . . Even informed readers will benefit from Lucas s synthesis of chilling incidents . . . a wake-up call for citizens and their leaders alike." Publishers Weekly

"An enlightening, highly accessible look at security threats on the Internet, with sound solutions for protection." Booklist

"The central message of this alarming book is that 'our dependence on computers is growing faster than our ability to forestall attackers' . . . [Cyberphobia] makes a convincing case that hacking will becoming increasingly common." Sunday Times

"Not only does Cyberphobia lay bare the dangers of the internet, it also explores the most successful defensive cyber strategies, options for tracking down transgressors and argues that we are moving into a post-digital age where once again face-to-face communication will be the only interaction that really matters." Daily Telegraph

"Though convenient, [computers] can be dangerous. Lucas (a British journalist who writes for The Economist) joins others in delivering this warning, but he is more successful than most because he probes the subject without resorting to computer jargon and so conveys the nature of the threat to those who use computers without regard to the fact that they can jeopardize wealth, reputation, and peace of mind . . . Recommended." Choice

"

"A remarkably clear, comprehensive and lucid exposition of the growing range of threats that challenge trust in the internet . . . an indispensable roadmap to regaining control of our online security." --Michael Chertoff, former US Secretary of Homeland Security

"As we move away from an earlier era's digital naivete and embrace a healthy paranoia about privacy and risk online, Mr. Lucas's book reminds us of the need for tougher standards--not just for individuals but for the companies that have made the Internet our virtual home." --Wall Street Journal

"An engaged overview of technology's strange new virtual hazards." --Kirkus

"A realistic view of what can (and cannot) be done on both the individual and at a policy level to protect privacy and deal honestly on the Internet. Useful for nonexperts wanting a larger picture of cyber-security." --Library Journal

"[E]asily accessible for non-techies . . . Even informed readers will benefit from Lucas's synthesis of chilling incidents . . . a wake-up call for citizens and their leaders alike." --Publishers Weekly

"An enlightening, highly accessible look at security threats on the Internet, with sound solutions for protection." --Booklist

"The central message of this alarming book is that 'our dependence on computers is growing faster than our ability to forestall attackers' . . . [Cyberphobia] makes a convincing case that hacking will becoming increasingly common." --Sunday Times

"Not only does Cyberphobia lay bare the dangers of the internet, it also explores the most successful defensive cyber strategies, options for tracking down transgressors and argues that we are moving into a post-digital age where once again face-to-face communication will be the only interaction that really matters." --Daily Telegraph

"Though convenient, [computers] can be dangerous. Lucas (a British journalist who writes for The Economist) joins others in delivering this warning, but he is more successful than most because he probes the subject without resorting to computer jargon and so conveys the nature of the threat to those who use computers without regard to the fact that they can jeopardize wealth, reputation, and peace of mind . . . Recommended." --Choice

Book Description

An alarming and persuasive exposé of how cyber-crime, cyber-terrorism cyber-espionage and cyber-warfare converge, by the author of The New Cold War

Product details

  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 1379 KB
  • Print Length: 337 pages
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing; 1 edition (27 August 2015)
  • Sold by: Amazon Australia Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B012DDCJE6
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
  • X-Ray:
  • Word Wise: Enabled
  • Screen Reader: Supported
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
  • Average Customer Review: Be the first to review this item
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #895,294 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
click to open popover

No customer reviews

5 star (0%) 0%
4 star (0%) 0%
3 star (0%) 0%
2 star (0%) 0%
1 star (0%) 0%

Review this product

Share your thoughts with other customers

Most helpful customer reviews on Amazon.com

Amazon.com: 3.6 out of 5 stars 9 reviews
Thomas
1.0 out of 5 starsDated
8 July 2019 - Published on Amazon.com
Verified Purchase
Amazon Customer
5.0 out of 5 starsCyberphobia Explains Computer Risks to Average People
13 November 2015 - Published on Amazon.com
Verified Purchase
One person found this helpful
Thomas Murphy
4.0 out of 5 starsEveryone with a wifi in their home should read this book.
23 November 2016 - Published on Amazon.com
Verified Purchase
Ray Petted
3.0 out of 5 starsThree Stars
30 March 2016 - Published on Amazon.com
Verified Purchase
Andy in Washington
4.0 out of 5 starsA Good Overview
18 November 2015 - Published on Amazon.com
8 people found this helpful