The internet is a wonderful invention and it has become part of our daily life, but how can we protect ourselves against people who use it to harm? The dotCrime manifesto presents efficient ways to counter web crimes and how to build a safer internet. In the same vein, Googling security shows how Google collects private information about its users and how to keep safe from privacy intrusion. Social networking is well represented in our selection this month as Wikipedia, online forums, and the three Web 2.0 giants: Facebook, YouTube and MySpace are featured. And if you want to know more about DIY website building, iPhones, Photoshop, MySQL server and Maya 2009, check out this month’s Computing Recent Picks.