3) Digital media breach results in loss of revenue, by criminal sharing information illegally. Examples include sharing of illegal music, movies and other licensed digital information resulting in loss of potential revenue. 4) Cyber terrorism crimes target a country's critical infrastructure via cyberspace. Examples include, attack on the national infrastructure such as electricity grid, electricity and water, delivery system, air traffic controls that depend on communications and network
Snowden harmed the relationship between the US and its allies. Snowden first leaked the documents in June 2013. Some documents included information on American espionage efforts against enemies. Others revealed how the NSA was spying on its allies as well. When Snowden leaked the information, it didn’t just make the enemies hate the US further, but it also harmed the relationship it had with its ally countries.
The loss of PII not only affects individuals but also companies responsible for the safekeeping of PII. To understand how one can protect their personally identifiable information, one must first understand the threats and the consequences that come from that data being compromised. The main threat one’s personally identifiable information is by hackers . Hackers utilize a number of vulnerabilities to gain access to a computer system for the sole purpose of gaining information. The system is not limited to a person’s own personal computer, but also includes the systems that businesses use to store customer information.
Government surveillance can have adverse effects on anyone’s life as it can be used to harm an individual’s reputation by exposing their personal information. In the digital age, terrorist’s use of the internet has increased to such an extent that all their communication and daily transactions occur on the internet. Keeping a close watch of the internet is almost necessary to prevent an unforeseen circumstance and to limit the approach of terrorist organizations around the world. The internet serves as the main source for recruits, funding and information, so limiting their access to the internet can prove effective in countering terrorists. The purpose of this paper is to investigate the question if government surveillance is necessary to counter terrorism.
Hacking personal information, cyber bullying, and plagiarism have all resulted in the upgrading of technology that was not originally intended. Unfortunately Edward J. Snowden chose to use his unspeakable knowledge of computers and access to advanced technology to negatively impact the
Scareware. It is a form of malicious software that uses social engineering to cause shock, anxiety or the perception of a threat in order to manipulate users into buying unwanted software. It is a part of a class of malicious software that includes rogue security software. Some forms of Spyware and Adware also use Scareware tactics. A frequent tactics used by criminals involves convincing users that a virus has infected their computer, than suggesting that they download (and pay for) fake antivirus software to remove it.
Moral Argument Edward Snowden was a contractor for N.S.A., he took steps to secure (steal) a User ID and Password from a co-worker. He used the stolen information to download highly confidential information and documents. The N.S.A. had spent some time collecting (Spying) on the American People and people from other Country’s who may have contact individuals in the United State. The N.S.A collected this information by tracking phone calls, text messages, emails and chats without the consent of the individuals involved.
Leading some political people to either be cautious of every step they took or to just retire from the current position they had. Now the government is a very important position that not everyone is in but even so we as regular people have it tough too. In online website because the NSA is trained to hack into our devices how do we know that our identity is being stolen while we’re putting our information into the computer? Due to technology advancing identity theft has become more common. If we continue the use of the NSA’s device we lose our privacy.
To begin, government surveillance invades citizen’s privacy and breaks the fourth and first Amendment right that they naturally have. The fourth amendment states that a person has the right to be protected from unreasonable searches and seizures while the first amendment exercises freedom of speech and religion (United States Constitution). Government surveillance breaks the fourth amendment by searching people’s internet files and databases without a reason; the first amendment is also broken because people no longer have freedom of speech if the NSA is spying on them and what they say is being monitored. The NSA has been spying on citizens for quite some time now to find out what they have been saying or doing. Charlie Savage, an author and newspaper reporter, states in his article
Nathan Welmaker ELA p. 1/2 1/26/16 Prosecution of Cyberbullies Cyberbullying is explained and illustrated with examples such as writing hurtful comments, posting embarrassing pictures, media fraud, and any time technology is used to harm another person. Right off the bat, cyberbullying has been proved prosecution worthy. Cyberbullying is inescapable, harmful, and common. Opposing views state that “unplugging” is possible but with the reliance on technology it’s nearly impossible. Firstly, cyberbullying is inescapable.