All of the patches in the system that are have not been re-patched which leaves the system with vulnerabilities. This risk leaves the business system open for hackers to break in and access all of the companies’ personal information The businesses should make sure that all of the patches are re-patched to reduce risk of business Physical Security 7. Most of the companies and schools use cipher lock to restrict the access to the certain area of companies or school. The individuals who are not authorized can do shoulder surfing to gain access to the restricted areas. To reduce the risk, companies or schools should use multi authentication.
The sixth attack that can damage the network is viruses; this attack is well known around the world as it can infect the network very fast, by using the hardware and even using the network connection. How the virus can damage the network is by spreading itself by duplicating itself so there is no more storage left on the network. Also the virus is used to damage the network by trying to find a pattern so it can find important information like password and usernames. The last two attacks that can damage the network in different ways is Trojans and worms, I will start off with Trojans how Trojans inter the network is when a person downloads free software or programs to the system and they is a Trojan with them, this is why it is very hard for anti-virus software to find and damage the Trojans. The Trojans attacks the network by modifying blocking and even delete data.
Delete files, create them, look through your webcam, steal passwords, and more. OSXLeap-A on the other hand is made for the IChat messaging system and replicates its self and sends its self through the I chat messaging system and tries to get users to open the file up to infect them.so technically this virus would be considered a worm. The reason I say it would be a worm would be because it spreads its self from victim to victim but it also needs someone to open it each time for it to spread even more. (
“Don’t Click on Celebrity Nude Photos. ISIS Videos” is a CNN article by Sally Kohn. The article is mainly about why we shouldn’t entertain celebrity nude photos and ISIS videos, even though the title will tempt us to want to do it. This article is mainly for people who use the internet often. In this article, Kohn uses various techniques to effectively persuade everyone to not click.
In Elizabeth Swoboda 's "Iritual Sault", she claims that cyberbullies use the psychology of online communities to attack and hurt other people and she gives ways to combat these bullies. The advancement of technology has given so much to the development of this world, yet many people choose to abuse this technology to harm others through a bullying called "cyberbullying". Swoboda gives an example of cyberbullying that talks about a young lady named Caitlyn Seida who was chastised for posting a picture of her wearing a Lara Croft costume to a Halloween costume party. Seida was a victim of cyberbullying. Swoboda, throughout the article, talks about problem that is cyberbullying and how it is affecting our children, our communities, and the world.
It would make be understandable to have concern for the effects of a nuclear, weapon since it can destroy everything in its path; yet, cyberwarfare can bring similar results in a very different way. As conventional weapons are measured by distance covered, length of time, and severity, a cyber-attack also works within these parameters. For example, in Chapter one of Cyber War, the DDOS attack on Estonia did not last for several years (length of time); yet, the desired point of Russian power was still made (degree of severity). Cyber weapons do not ensure that there will be civilian casualties, but the Estonia attack injured everyone in the country (). Yet, while cyber-attacks may not always bring civilian casualties, this warfare can become very effective without killing anyone
The NSA has worked with Google and the FBI to monitor internet use (Dewey). The FBI is a part of the federal government and has recently been exposed for monitoring the internet. Although people argue that monitoring internet use is against the First Amendment, most cases the FBI and NSA use monitoring for include _ÑÒcomputer hacking, drug probes, extortion investigations, and one intellectual property case_Ñù (Hopper). Internet monitoring is only against the First Amendment if the government does not have probable cause. The government uses internet monitoring in positive ways to keep the people of the United States
Someone may hacking your dearly identity now, though without your permission. Nearly 3 billion people in the world have an Internet connection and most of them have their credit cards and social security identities, emails or phone numbers registered in social networks or shop sites. Although, not all of them hidden well from viruses or “hack codes”. This is obligatory in order to hack that identity. Mostly, in one hand, people think that hacking is bad thing and have bad consequences on social economy.
One of the most recent and most severe cyber attacks that Barclays faced took place in 2013. The plan of attack was simple, but impressive. One of the hackers pretended to be an IT engineer coming to fix computers. However, he attached an interfering gadget to KVM (keyboard video mouse) switching device instead. This gave the hackers an access to the computer network and a possibility to control it remotely.