Your Secrets are My Business: A Security Expert Reveals how Your Trash, License Plate, Credit Cards, Computer, and Even Your Mail Make You an Easy Target for Today's Information Thieves

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PLUME, 2000 - Education - 261 pages
Kevin McKeown knows how easy it is to find out anything about anyone-from credit card, bank account, and Social Security numbers to family histories. A top investigator and security advisor, he has spent the last twenty years doing covert sleuthing for everyone from Fortune 500 companies to government agencies to A-list Hollywood celebrities. Now this professional insider shares the tools of his trade, and offers concrete tips for safeguarding our lives from the threats posed by the everyday conveniences we take for granted, from the cell phone to the family car. You'll learn about: * Shoulder surfing
* Behavioral fingerprints
* The black box
* Traveling eyes
* Phone clone And what you can do to protect yourself Entertaining, informative, and instructive, with thrilling accounts of McKeown's high-profile cases, Your Secrets Are My Business is a must-read for everyone who wants to keep their secrets to themselves.

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Private investigator McKeown relates many fascinating stories of his trade in this guide to protecting one's privacy. He argues that anything and everything about a person can be found with little ... Read full review

Contents

INTRODUCTION THE MUSTARD MAN AND ME
1
YOUR TRAIL
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CHAPTER TWOYOUR TRASH
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McKeown is a top security advisor. He has a case history that includes cracking an international high-tech smuggling ring with the FBI and U.S. Customs.

DAVE STERN has written/edited/collaborated on multiple previous works of Star Trek fiction, as well as the New York Times-bestselling biography Crosley. He lives in a creepy old house on a hill in Massachusetts, kept company by his family and a lawn of immense and ever-growing size.

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