The operation was code name Buckshot Yankee. Operation Buckshot Yankee was the United States response to the terrorist attacks of 2008. Unlike the terrorists’ attack on 9/11, the attack on 2008 was a cyber-attack that affected the U.S Government’s unclassified and classified computer networks. The Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn III (2010) stated “It was a network administrator 's worst fear: a rogue program operating silently, poised to deliver operational plans into the hands of an unknown adversary”. The program that infected the Government’s networks was a computer worm, a type of malicious software (Malware) that duplicates itself without human interaction, called Agent.btz. Ellen Nakashima (2011), a National Security reporter …show more content…
Even if you do not work on a Government network, you should conduct some type of training or reading so you can safe guard your privacy. You can prevent Malware from affecting your computer and networks by identifying the characteristics of Malware. The easiest way for an individual user to introduce Malware to their network is by email. Ensure you know how to identify if your email contains Malware . Furthermore, when you receive an email do not open any attachments unless you know 100% who sent the email and that the attachment is safe. Malware can be programmed into attachments and programmed to forward emails without the account holder knowing. If you weren’t expecting an attachment; don’t open it! In addition to having good email practice, keep your operating system (OS) and anti-virus up-to-date. Having an anti-virus that scans your emails is a must. In reference to the attack of 2008, do not plug any USB storage device in your computer unless you absolutely know that it contains. Malware can be programmed to start as soon as it is plugged into a computer or source, to prevent the Malware from contaminating a network, many companies including the government use an air gap or stand-alone computer to ensure Malware does not infect the
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1. Installing antivirus software on all the systems, for example Norton antivirus. 2. Installing antivirus and anti spam software on email servers, examples of antispam software include: 3. Install antivirus and content filter software on firewalls 4.
All data that is transmitted over a network is open to being monitored. One way to create a more secure environment would be to restrict file permissions. It is usually recommended that file permissions are set so that only necessary access is granted. Another way to create a more secure environment would be to use secure passwords to verify the user’s identity. Password security is very important when it comes to protecting not only the network, but the user and workstation.
THE BATTLE OF FORT RIVIERE The history of the United States can be described through many lenses. One such lens focuses on military actions and decisions, and how those decisions played into the ever-changing history of America. There are many well documented and popularized American wars and battles, which is why this mission command analysis will focus on a battle during the relatively unknown American occupation of Haiti. The battle of Fort Riviere occurred on the 17th of November, 1915 in mountainous northern Haiti between U.S. Marines and Haitian rebels known as cacos.1 Throughout the course of this paper, we will review the social and political aspects leading up to the battle as well as significant outcomes.
View our animated map of the July 21, 1861 Battle of Bull Run (First Manassas). Learn about the strategies and the movements of the two armies as they engage in the first major combat of the American Civil War. Watch McDowell 's Federal army make its bold flank attack. Witness Stonewall Jackson establishing a stout line atop Henry Hill and the final Confederate assaults on Chinn Ridge. Bull Run
The Brownsville Raid of 1906 is a historic but tragic moment in our nation’s history. It was the center of national controversy at the time. Occurring in Brownsville Texas, this event saw the racial injustice of African American soldiers, and the “dishonorable” discharge of 167 men of the 25th Infantry Regiment. This caused outrage but was long forgotten by history until 1970, when historian John D. Weaver published a book titled “The Brownsville Raid”. His investigations concluded that the accused members of the 25th Infantry Regiment were innocent.
Ensure that our operating system and key system components such as the web browser are fully patched and up to date. 2. Install firewall for each device. Firewall will automatically monitor Internet activities, and will alert you of any problems. Firewalls forbid outside threats such as hackers and viruses from gaining access to your system.
Robert K. Wilcox provides key information in his book, Target Patton: The Plot to Assassinate General George S. Patton, about what exactly happen to General George S. Patton. Wilcox is mostly known for his military type books, but he is also a screenwriter and journalist. Along with Target Patton: The Plot to Assassinate General George S. Patton, Wilcox wrote many other books: Japan’s Secret war, Scream of Eagles, Black Aces High, Wings of Fury, and First Blue.
The president has made statements to invade Iraq since 2002.Stating that "Iraq continues to flaunt its hostility toward America and to support terror," and even adding that “states like these, and their terrorist allies, constitute an axis of evil, arming to threaten the peace of the world. By seeking weapons of mass destruction, these regimes pose a grave and growing danger.” is Bush during his speech to invade Iraq. Saddam Hussein -was president of Iraq from 1979 to 2003. In his time in office Saddam suppressed the groups that opposed him.
The Palmer Raids were led by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. On November 17, 1919, the FBI raided the Russian Workers Union and arrested 200 people. A few weeks later, they reraided the same place and found a secret room that was hiding a bomb factory. The biggest raid happened on January 20, 1920. 30 cities were raided by government officials and thousands of immigrants were arrested.
The outcome of the movie, The Hunt for Red October, was that the US Navy on the USS Dallas and the Soviet Navy on the Red October were able to successfully destroy the enemy submarine, the V. K. Konovalov. Without the CIA analyst and former Marine, Jack Ryan’s convincing that the Red Octobers captain was trying to defect, the Soviet Union would have launched missiles on the United States east coast. The teamwork of the Navy’s caused the enemy submarine to be dismantled. The movie portrayed battles between two Soviet Union submarines, the Red October, the V. K. Konovalov, and a United States submarine, the USS Dallas.
1. Viruses Can destroy all of the data and erase all of the file or misused by the attacker. Have the anti-virus downloaded in your computer and make sure your computer is completely updated. 2. Phishing Attacker will be able to get the private information of the person and will gain access on computer Be able to recognize the fake emails from the attacker and avoid opening them up.
Others ways to protect a computer from virus are: if you don’t know the sender of a message with an attachment, don’t open it; back up your files often to keep your data safe from virus; use routers and firewalls to monitor your computer activity and block unauthorized entries; disable macro security settings in working with Word or Excel to prevent running without permission.
In October 1859, the U.S. military arsenal at Harpers Ferry was the target of an assault by an armed band of abolitionists led by John Brown (1800-59). (Originally part of Virginia, Harpers Ferry is located in the eastern panhandle of West Virginia near the convergence of the Shenandoah and Potomac rivers.) The raid was intended to be the first stage in an elaborate plan to establish an independent stronghold of freed slaves in the mountains of Maryland and Virginia. Brown was captured during the raid and later convicted of treason and hanged, but