Since Edward Snowden stole an alleged 1.5 million files from the NSA and leaked thousands to various reporters in June 2013, there has been controversy regarding the NSA’s definition of security and privacy. These stolen files contained evidence of a top-secret court order regarding the NSA collecting Verizon users telephone records, proof of EvilOlive, a program that collects and stores American’s internet metadata, documents stating that the US government bugged the European Union, files that prove the NSA shits through American’s emails going in and out of the country, an audit found by the Washington Post that shows thousands of times the NSA has broken privacy rules, and files that state the NSA has found a “backdoor” that allows for the collection of data about U.S. citizens without a warrant. The collection of files that relate to PRISM is more relative to the invasion of the American citizens’ privacy. “PRISM is a tool used by the NSA to collect private electronic data belonging to users of major internet services like Gmail, Facebook, Outlook, and others” (Sottek). The basic idea behind PRISM is that it gives the NSA the ability to ask for information regarding a certain individual from the previously listed companies.
Rosalyn plays an important part in the movie, she has the power to ruin the whole plan is she makes one simple mistake. The film was inspired by a Federal Bureau of Investigation (FDI) sting operation, ABSCAM. While the FBI was looking for the people who have stolen a piece of art, they discovered more than what they set out to find. They were able to find criminals that were involved with fake stocks and bonds. They discovered that government officials were bribing businesses.
From then on the American people have started to wonder if they can trust the president because Nixon was very secretive and dishonest throughout the scandal. Nixon got the help of a couple burglars who stole many documents and recorded phone conversations. This scandal was illegal and caused President Nixon to resign. The Watergate Scandal was a major event in the 20th century and changed politics in America
This critical information, which is often used as currency among shadowy international hackers groups, is almost always stolen for the purpose of identity fraud, allowing thieves to open bank accounts and credit cards on the victim’s behalf. The FBI and the cybersecurity firm Mandiant are investigating the hack, with an FBI investigator telling CNN the government is “committing significant resources and efforts to target, disrupt, dismantle and arrest the perpetrators.” CYH asserted in its SEC filing the hack was conducted by an “advanced persistent threat” group originating in China. That term is significant because it describes an elite group of hackers believed affiliated with the Chinese People’s Liberation Army and the same group that conducted a series of hacks against federal agencies earlier this year. Whether the FBI is investigating based on the same “advanced persistent threat” premise is unclear. Requests for comment from Mandiant went unanswered.
It evolve over time and President George W. Bush’s "Terrorist Surveillance Program" had created PRISM. This program gave NSA access to “Big Data” like phone’s metadata and data that are sent over the internet (Gellman B and Poitras L). This issue became aware to the public at June 6th, 2013, when Edward Snowden revealed to the items to The Guardian.
Introduction - In October 2012 Kaspersky Labs received a suspicious executable file from a partner which led to them conducting an investigation and uncovering thousands of different e-mails with similar ‘Rocra’ attachments sent around the world. This APT initially infected around 1000 machines globally, using spear phishing e-mails that targeted carefully selected individuals because of the information that they have access to. After the hackers gained access to these machines they would use the compromised machines to spy on the users and gather intelligence on geopolitical intelligence, credentials to access classified computer systems, and data from personal mobile devices and network equipment. The attack appears to have been active since
Which are rationalized due to what they may accomplish by their skill and ability, within the hacker community. One example of a hacking situation, are the exploits of the world’s most attractive hacker. In 2010, one of the largest cybercriminal cases had been investigate. Kristina Svechinskaya and 37 others allegedly used dummy bank accounts, fake passports and a Zeus Trojan to steal $3 million from U.S. banks and another $9 million British banks (Ingersoll, 2013). Svechinskaya's role was to allegedly open at least five accounts under her own name, along with two other aliases "Anastasia Opokina" and "Svetlana Makarova (Ingersoll, 2013)."
An Oppressive Government George Orwell talks about the dangers that can occur with an oppressive totalitarian government. He documents life under a controlling government party referenced to The Party and Big brother. He discusses the lack of privacy of the citizens and the result and consequences of committing crimes. During the time period of the late 40’s the government used telescreens in order to surveillance the people at all times. “ On coins, stamps, on the covers of books… everywhere.
The did so by uploading files to trigger these bugs that sent malicious code or commands to the server1. With this information, they accessed Equifax’s massive collection of user data, and did what any hacker or hacker group would do. Personally, I’m not quite sure what’s more alarming: my social security information being affected or the fact that 66% of Fortune 100 companies use the same Apache Struts that was hacked. The companies include: the IRS, Citigroup(a major banking group), Virgin Atlantic, Office Depot, and
Option 2. Analyze a computer-based crime: Crime: "Fortezza”, a Dutch hacker who commited credit card theft. On November 2012, a Dutch citizen, David Benjamin Schrooten, with the alisa Fortezza, plead guilty to many charges in regards to credit card fraud.  Around 100 000 credit cards had been stolen and sold them to various internet websites. He had worked with an accomplice, Christopher A. Schroebel, to create websites, one called Kurupt.su, that enabled criminals to sell and purchase credit cards for fraud.
Not only has the government been spying on suspected terrorists, but also the American people. Snowden leaked documents that exposed phone and Internet corporations, like Verizon, handing over daily phone records of unsuspected
One of the tactics a totalitarian government will use to control their society even to this day is restricting and censoring almost everything in the society. First, In the story of "1984" the party is always spying on everyone by using the tele screens so they can watch and hear everything happening in Oceania. This is like today with the NSA always looking and tapping into our phones meaning that they will always know what is happening in our lives, some countries use this to keep us safe but other countries use this to restrict citizens from their human rights. Another tactic a totalitarian government will use is the use of political rhetoric. The party in the novel "1984" use words like CAN YOU FILL IN WORDS HERE WITH EMPTY RHETORIC PLZ.
They mention the agency’s new wiretapping program and the constant suspicion that the agency is hiding something. The “FBI Encyclopedia” and “NSA wiretapping program” explains the suspicion on the NSA since World War II to the present day twenty- first century, while “Rep. Ellison Statement on Allegations of NSA Spying on Muslim-Americans” talks about how the NSA spies on Muslim-Americans when there was no wrong doing. This article uses the position of other nations/ races and how they are affected through these programs. However, all three articles come to a conclusion to make points about the National Security Agency being sneaky with something and their actions going beyond their
While secretary of state, current presidential runner, Hillary Clinton used her private email to send and receive classified information. She later wiped her computer, denied doing so, had her people plead the 5th in court, and continued lying to the American public regarding this issue. Recently the FBI launched an investigation into the scandal, and since then, they have found dozens of Clintons emails deemed to be classified. There are very few events comparable to Hillary Clinton’s email scandal. One of the most commensurate events to Hillary’s ignominy is President Nixon’s Watergate Scandal.