Chapter 1 Introduction and Statement of the Problem Introduction Phishing is the term used to describe massive e-mails that trick recipients into revealing their personal or company confidential information, such as social security and financial account numbers, account passwords and other identity or security information. These e-mails request the user’s personal information as a client of a legitimate entity with a link to a website that looks like the legitimate entity’s website or with a form contained in the body of the e-mail. The aim of phishing is to steal a user’s identity in order to make fraudulent transactions as if the Phishers were the user .In a typical phishing attempt, you will receive an authentic-looking email message that
Whether youâ€™ve been a victim of cyberbullying or know someone who has been cyberbullied, there are steps you and your friends can take to stop cyberbullying and stay cyber-safe. How are people cyberbullied? Cyberbullying occurs when an individual uses the Internet or another form of technology to harm other people, in a deliberate, repeated, and hostile manner. In some cases a person may pretend that they are another person online to trick others. They could spread lies and rumors about victims, trick people into revealing personal information, send or forward mean text messages, and post pictures of victims without their consent.
Surfers Beware! The Term cyberstalking seems to be cropping up everywhere but no one knows exactly what it means. Cyberstalking can be defined as threatening behavior or unwanted advances directed at another using the Internet and other forms of online and computer communications (The National Center for Victims of Crime, (NCVC). n.d.). Cyberstalking is an extension of the physical form of stalking but it is harder to detect the perpetrator because of the anonymity issues from electronic communications.
For my paper, I will further assess how often privacy is invaded with technological devices and how different people use this information. How can it harm society and are there any uses for this invasion of privacy. I will also look at how common it happens and assess, based on several occasions, how they have been useful or detrimental for people. I hope to further understand how technological devices can be easily used as a tool to invade people’s privacy through social media and technology and further assess whether it has any benefits. Methods First, I will approach the several ways of how technology can be used to invade privacy.
• Phishing: is the act of sending emails purportedly from a reputable company in order to trick a user into revealing personal information such as passwords and account details which will be later used for cybercrime. • Trojans: malicious software which is used to mislead the user about its true intent. • Denial of Service attacks (DoS Attack): is an attempt to make a service or network unavailable for legitimate use. The service is flooded with requests slowing or stopping the service altogether. These attacks can be halted by blocking the source of the
Case Study For any business ping sweeps and port scans could be a huge security threat if they continue unnoticed. Ping sweeps are performed to find end points on a network. Then a port scan is performed to find an open door into that particular end point or end points. After that anyone can find all kinds of utilities on the internet to exploit these open doors on systems and gain access to important and confidential files on the network. It’s imperative that we not only protect against these types of activities on the network, but that we also conduct them ourselves.
Lauren is assigned manager of the project and she need to work the team effectively and efficiency for sure. Also, the team needs to work on some complex problem and make decision of it. Compromising approach is suit for the situation in which time pressure is high and some complex problem must be addressed. While competing approaches is also prevalent in high time pressure situation, I would not recommend Lauren to use competing approaches because it might produce resentment. Second, the team needs to work out some complex issues.
Some examples of a threat could be an attacker looking to get into the network to steal classified data, or a protester group looking to make a cause statement. B. Hazard * A hazard is a circumstance that has the possibility of causing damage. This word is used to reference events that are non-manmade such as natural disasters, fire, power outage, etc. A hazard in and of itself, can be considered a threat if damage to assets is allowed through a vulnerability.
Deep Freeze is basically a malicious software program. But it shows itself to be a restorer, which restores the entire computer system to its initial stage. It also tends to delete all downloaded files from the system. So, our system may also get rid of the virus. But this application is basically a malicious software application.
Next, is Viruses and Trojan horses, spam is sent that includes photos of disaster areas or individual survivors, and these attachments contain computer viruses. Finally, Variants of the Nigerian fee scam, this consist of the unsolicited of email(spam) is sent with the supposed purpose of retrieving large amounts of money tied up in areas devastated by Hurricane Katrina. To add, the three known categories of computer crimes are (1) computer as a target (2) Computer as an instrument (3) Computer as an incident. To add, cybercrime is a criminal activity or a crime that involves the internet, a computer system, or computer technology. Cybercrimes are highly known around the country to be used.