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Cyber Criminals: Cyber-Crime and Cyberstalking - People want to feel safe. If someone owns a precious object it is stored in a safe hidden in their house. To further protect a house the front doors have handle locks and dead-bolts. To keep personal items safe items like wallet chains are used to stop criminals in their tracks. In the case of cars where they cannot always be watched, car alarms were made to protect from thieves. All of these systems are in place to keep people and their possessions safe. There is an area in people’s lives that is not heavily inspected for weaknesses, however....   [tags: Cyber-Crime Essays]
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Cyber Socializing Has Effects - Many of us know about cyber socializing, and have used some form of it. Whether it’s texting on a cell phone, chatting on Facebook, or sending e-mails, it’s become a part of everyday life. All of these types of modern technology not only make things easier to contact people, but it can go deeper than that and help you stay in touch with maybe a close relative who lives far away, or a friend who just moved away from home. But at the same time, all of these things need to be used carefully because these internet and mobile sources can lead to a harsh reality for people....   [tags: Cyber World]
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The Impacts of Cyber Warfare - Society has become ever-increasingly dependent upon technology, more specifically, computers to conduct personal and business transactions and communications. Consequently, criminals have targeted these systems to conduct information and cyber warfare, which can include politically motivated attacks and to profit through ill-gotten means. In an article written by Koblentz and Mazanec (2013), cyber warfare is the act of disabling an enemy’s ability to use or obtain information, degrade its ability to make decisions, and to command its military forces....   [tags: Cyber, warfare, E-commerce]
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How is Cyber Bullying Done? - ... The cyber bully is the person with the problem, not you. Being cyber bullied is also like having your worst nightmare following you home. The number of teen suicide due to the cyber bullying is increasing day by day. Second try to view cyber bullying from a different perspective. The cyber bully is an unhappy, frustrated person who wants to have control over your feelings so that you feel as badly as they do. Don't give them the satisfaction. Third don't beat yourself up. Don't make a cyber bullying incident worse by dwelling on it or reading the message over and over....   [tags: cyber bullies, suides, proxy] 623 words
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Cyber Security: A Necessity Nowadays - ... The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) reported that the number of cyber attacks launched against U.S. infrastructure in 2012 increased by over 50 percent, and over 7,000 key industrial control systems are vulnerable to attack. Cybercriminals tend to focus where the weak spots are and use technique until it becomes less effective, and then move on to the next frontier. For this reason, the targets and the attacks techniques change every time. As example of some of the most attacks techniques utilized are socially engineered, unpatched software and Phishing attacks....   [tags: cyber attacks, hacking]
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How to End Cyber Bullying - Cyber bullying can be more terrifying than standard bullying, because the target typically does not know who is after them. Cyber bullies believe that because they are posting anonymously or not using their names, they can get away with anything. The case is that Internet activity is traceable. It is important to know that cyber bullying can be charged as crimes. In some cases, cyber bullies will be charged as sexual predators and have to be on the registry. Furthermore, items posted on the Internet can affect the person’s ability to get into university or employment....   [tags: teens, cyber burn books, internet]
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Cyber Security as an International Security Threat - Cyber Security as an International Security Threat National and International Security is a sum of the actions taken by countries and other organizations that can guarantee the safety and well being of their population. It is vital for a nation to pre-emptively discover what issues could affect their security, and take action to prevent any detrimental or harmful events from happening. With the development of technology and the transition into a more technologically savvy society, cyber security has become one of the most prevalent and important economic and national security issues that the United States will come to face....   [tags: cyber terrorists, cyberspace] 2186 words
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Cyber Security Controls as a Public Good - Society today is plagued with crime that is difficult to combat, constantly changing, and has no borders; this type of crime is called cybercrime. The United States of America is attacked on a daily basis by cyber criminals both foreign and domestic. The crimes committed involve fraud, identity theft, theft of proprietary trade secrets, and even theft of national secrets. The 2009 Internet Crime Report indicates there were 336,655 received cybercrime complaints in 2009 and a total monetary loss of $559.7 million (“2009 Internet Crime Report,” 2009)....   [tags: Technology, Cyber Crime] 2164 words
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Military Cyber: An Evolution In Command Relationships - United States Cyber Command is less than four years old. The merger and stand down of the Joint Functional Component Command for Network Warfare (JFCC-NW) and the Joint task Force for Global Network Operations (JTF-GNO) formed the bulk of the new organization. 9 This new construct integrated offensive and defensive cyber capabilities in one organization resulting in efficient and effective planning and execution of cyberspace operations. United States Cyber Command is tasked with operations to defend DOD information networks and to conduct full spectrum military cyberspace operations across all domains....   [tags: United States, Cyber Command]
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Impact of Cyber Security Vulnerability on Organizations - Weaknesses to mistreatment in contemporarymainframes are wide-ranging. They variant from weaknesses of internet server which permitthe hackers or assailantsto command the internet server to a cultured lateral network that uses stuff like packet technique or immediate control depletion to collect private and trustworthy material from cyber security computersystems. Vulnerabilities or weaknesses seem to be in the customer software whois a fellow of an industry that uses it to get their tasks performed....   [tags: hackers, cyber security, softwares]
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Catastrophic Telecommunications Cyber Attacks Are Impossible - At this juncture, it may be somewhat difficult to accept the proposition that a threat to the telecommunications grid, both wired and wireless, in the United States could potentially be subject to a catastrophic cyber attack. After careful research on the subject, it appears the potentiality of an event of such magnitude, which either disrupts one or the other grids for a long period or destroys either, is both theoretically and realistically impossible. It may be that proponents—those who advance such theories—equate such “doomsday” scenarios as if a cyber attack would or could be of the same magnitude as a conventional or nuclear military strike....   [tags: Telecommunications Cyber Attacks]
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Cyber Attacks - On April 27, 2007 cyber-attacks began crippling key infrastructures of banks, ministries, and newspapers. These attacks took place, in part, because of a statue. This statue is not just a two-meter tall man holding a helmet; this individual represents and symbolizes the lives lost in the Second World War. The statue has been under a lot of speculation and has torn the population of the country in half. Some believe the status is a symbol of Soviet, formerly Nazi, while some see this statue as symbol of Soviet victory over the Nazis and Russian claims Estonia....   [tags: Cyber Crime]
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Advanced Research Cyber Security - Due to the growth and success of Advanced Research our systems have recently become a target for hacking and cyber-attacks. As an organization we know of several attempts to steal the intellectual property of Advanced Research and sell the stolen properties to direct competitors. Beyond that we are all aware of the 2011 issues involving Advanced Research’s public website, website defacement and Denial of Service (DoS) attacks are common tactics of attackers. Also in today’s cyber climate it is well known that any organization, no matter the size or prestige, with a cyber-presence is vulnerable to attacks and exploits....   [tags: metasploit pro, IT, hacking, cyber attacks]
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Cyber Bullying and Internalizing Difficulties - In recent decades, there have been numerous technological advances. Due to the availability of such advances, the use of this technology, particularly the use of Internet, is overwhelmingly present in our society for people of all ages. For instance, 93% of teenagers, ages 12 through 17 use the Internet, matching the 93% of young adults. Whereas, 74% of adults, ages 18 and older, use the Internet (Lenhart et al, 2010). Studies found that adult users over the age of 18 consider the Internet as a means of completing tasks such as shopping and paying bills, in comparison to those under the age of 18 who considers it a tool for social connections (Bhat, 2008)....   [tags: cyber bullying, physical bullying, social media]
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Military Cyber: An Evolution In Command Relationships - Future conflicts will not have to start with a bang. An Air Force C-17 carries a special payload, and somewhere over the Indian Ocean the cargo is released. This cargo consists of the latest in unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) technology: swarms of mini UAVs with the appearance and perceived characteristics of locusts. The objective of this swarm is to disrupt and not destroy key electrical nodes in a target nation, allowing USSOCOM troops to enter the country undetected. Simultaneously, US cyber forces are disrupting the backup generator systems to ensure radar systems stay down....   [tags: United States Military, Cyber Command]
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Cyber Warfare: Defending Against a New Form of Terrorism - ... New War Fighting Methods Cyber or Network attacking is being globally recognized as a unique domain of warfare that requires new offensive tactics and rules of engagement by the US government. The initial strategy for training within the government was to approach this new type of warfare as a physical one such as they do with the traditional domains of land, air, sea and space. The electronic devices used to communicate were thought of as physical manifestations of cyberspace (Refocusing cyber warfare thought, 2013)....   [tags: hackers, threat, cyber-attack]
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Cyber Bullying - Cyber bullying is a wide spread health issue. It is the act of sending cruel, insulting or embarrassing material to others using technology. Cyber bullying occurs usually off school property unlike normal bullying. Cyber bullying typically starts at the ages of 9 though to approximately 14, after 14 years of age it develops into harassment, or is considered as sexual harassment due to the age of the actors (Aftab PowerPoint communications,2006).Cyber bullying affects different aspects of one’s health; mentally, emotionally and physically....   [tags: Cyber Bullying Essay] 1336 words
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Cyber Bullying - Cyber bullying is the bullying or harassing of a person or group of people using some form of technology. Louise Cobb (2010) suggests that; Cyber bullying can lead to serious emotional consequences, including depression, low self-esteem, anxiety disorders and suicide. From this information, the Year 11 Health Education students decided to implement an action plan to minimise the prevalence of Cyber bullying and increase awareness among the Year 9 students at Meridan. The action plan allowed the Health Education students to develop three main hypotheses as to why Year 9 Meridan students’ cyber bully....   [tags: Cyber Bullying Essay]
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Senate Bill 74 Will Stop Cyber-Bullying - Schools have been around for centuries. But does society truly know the darkness inside of schools. Do people really comprehend that there is a monster that lurks in the halls of past, present and future schools. The monster that lurks in the halls goes only by one name: bullying. Bullying throughout the years has become a virus; it has evolved to the point of where we can only prevent half of it from continuing. This bullying virus has taken on a new form called cyber bullying. Cyber bullying does not only occur inside of classrooms, but it also occurs outside of schools due to social media that is being presented to young students by society....   [tags: Cyber-Bullying Essays]
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Cyber-bullying Through Anonymous Social Media - In October of 2012, thirteen year old student Erin Gallagher took her life after receiving an abundance of malicious comments through the anonymous social media website, Ask.fm. In December of 2012, fifteen year old sister of Erin, Shannon Gallagher, committed suicide due to her inability to live without her sister. In the United States alone, many families experienced the same tragedy that occurred with the Gallaghers (Mosbegen). According to the Megan Meier Foundation’s statistics about cyber-bullying, around fifty-three percent of adolescents admitted to saying mean and hurtful comments to peers through social media....   [tags: Cyber-bullying Essays]
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Cyber Bullying: Sending Bullets Behind a Screen - Twelve million views on YouTube. “You’re gay”. “Ugliest boy alive”. “Go kill yourself and finish what they started”. Words that were imprudently wrote on Facebook. A video of a little boy beaten half to death with a bat, and his “friends” on probation for committing the abuse, and videotaping it for the public to witness; yet bullying online keeps increasing. Words and phrases that spill all over the internet from people who don’t even know him, but believe he should die, make him question who he really is....   [tags: social media, cyber victim, facebook]
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A Case Study on the Cyber-attack in Cloud Computing - ... If a multitenant cloud service database is not properly designed, a flaw in one client’s application could allow an attacker access not only to that client’s data, but every other client’s data as well. 91% user has voted that it is still relevant. 4 Study on cyber-attack in cloud computing Cloud resources are the attractive ground for the cyber-criminals due to the huge resources available at the centralized place. Accessibility by anyone subscribing, and from anywhere is offering further options to access the cloud....   [tags: cyber-security, data loss, breaches]
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The Effects of Cyber Bullying on the Mental Health of Middle School-aged Youth - Bullying has been an childhood problem for many and has been recognized as a serious issue. Campbell (2005) quotes Peterson (2001) stating that bullying is “the abusive treatment of a person by means of force or coercion” (qtd. in Campbell, 2005). Bullying is hurtful and can happen for no reason. It is a quick fix to make the bully feel satisfied and assert power (Campbell 2005). Cyber bullying is just one form of bullying and involves many different methods of harassing an individual. Use of the Internet via websites such as Facebook and Twitter along with both instant messaging on computers and text messaging on cell phones, allows a bully to target a victim with the use of anonymity....   [tags: Cyber Bullying Essays]
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Cyber Attacks on the Government’s Transportation Grid - Breaches and Security Implications by Penetration of the Western Interconnection’s Traffic Control System and its Effects on Modern Day Life Year after year, a number of films are released involving computer hacking of some sort along with cyber-villainy. As entertaining as they are, the validity of these possibilities is not explored. Many of these films center revolve around a chaotic vehicle-related scene where a form of the government’s transportation grid is compromised. The breach typically involves traffic control....   [tags: Cyber Terrorism, Cyber Terrorists]
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Cyber Criminology: Exploring Internet Crimes and Criminal Behavior by K. Jaishankar - Almost everyone everywhere in the world has either used or owned a computer. If there was an Internet connection, then they have all been connected together across that medium. But when you are just browsing the Internet or looking at your choice of social media site, did you know that you are getting attacked by some sort of malware or could be verbally assaulted by an individual. In Cyber Criminology: Exploring Internet Crimes and Criminal Behavior by K. Jaishankar, he describes all the ways people across the world are attacked everyday by some sort of malware or by an individual, such as a pedophile....   [tags: cyber crime, malware, identity theft]
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Cyber Crime and Cyber Law - Introduction Recently, the Internet has become the most significant technology in all over the world, which is not only used by the people to contact with each other but also utilized by the business organizations to become global (Taylor, Caeti, Loper, Fritsch & Liederbach, 2006). Computer and internet enable the business organizations to execute the Electronic commerce business model, which has become very popular. Computers and Internet are a powerful source in the success of globalization and international business....   [tags: Internet Security, Cybercrime, Online crime]
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Cyber Criminology: The Prevalence of Cyberstalking, Online Harrassment and Bullying - The internet has put the world literally at anyone’s fingertips with a vast quantity of information is a mouse-click away. Information that was once only available in obscure reference libraries or card catalogs can be accessed by everyone. Unfortunately the internet is an equal opportunity tool, and those with virtuous as well as nefarious intentions can use this open resource to further their efforts to levels heretofore unheard of. The internet is also soapbox for free speech that epitomizes the intentions of the founding fathers to allow everyone the same opportunity to have their opinions aired....   [tags: internet, cyber bullying, cyberbullying]
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Cyber-terrorism - "It is now clear that cyber threat is one of the most serious economic and national security challenges we face as a nation," President Obama has said in one of his addresses to the nation. He would go on the say that "We know that cyber intruders have probed our electrical grid, and that in other countries cyber attacks have plunged entire cities into darkness." (Net Security.org, 2009) When the president of the United States puts this much emphasis into a subject it shows how important it is and how big of an impact it could have on the nation....   [tags: cyber attacks, 2015]
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The Serious Effects of Cyber Bullying - ... Falling behind in Academic work is another common effect cyber bullying makes kids feel like they are nothing so they fall behind and quit trying in school and at home. Some parents will notice that their kids are not the same anymore. Cyber bullying and regular bullying are not the same. When you cyber bully it allows you to hide your identity. So now you don’t even know who is bullying you, which can lead to trust issues. Not knowing your bully can cause anxiety people who you thought were your friends could be the ones bullying you....   [tags: depression, abuse, suicide] 998 words
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Cyber Bullying is Dangerous to Teenagers - Many authorities have tried to alleviate this problem by improving more regulation online, but it is nearly impossible to control everything people do online. Because cyber bullying can happen anywhere on the web, it is extremely difficult for authorities to catch every single bully. However, there are many different solutions to go about cyber bullying. An astounding 160,000 children miss school everyday because they are afraid of being bullied. Due to the significant amount of children being bullied everyday, the cyber bullying hotline offers many solutions to limit online harassment such as building a fun, interactive activities online, encourage students to report cyber bullying, and inc...   [tags: cyberbullying hotline, regulation] 540 words
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The Definition of Cyber Attack - ... The difference in the perceptions of cyber attack is rather complicating because it makes the nature of the operative term “cyber” all the more ambiguous, causing serious vagueness in any use-of-force or armed attack analysis. This becomes particularly problematic when applying any leading models on the assessment of use of force because these models employ instrumentality, target and effects as the basis for analysis. Moreover, there must be an understanding of what exactly is a cyber attack before discussing whether it falls under the use of force notion or not because it will not only affect the value and comprehension of a legal framework but also categorize the types of cyber attack...   [tags: international law and policy] 610 words
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The Effects of Bullying and Cyber Bullying - ... The authorities tried to file charges against the group of girls but since there is no law nothing could be done. The law regarding cyber bulling can be somewhat confusing. If it is an adult that is harassing, humiliating or threatening a another child or teen then it is classified as cyber harassment. And cyber harassment is taken much more serious. If it is a minor against another minor then it is referred to as cyber bulling. Cyber bullying may rise to a misdemeanor cyber harassment charge but most of the time it is a citation at worst....   [tags: suicide of Amanda Todd] 1917 words
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The Online Battle: Cyber Bullying - Everyday millions of kids are bullied online; they are teased and called names that most people wouldn’t have the courage to say face to face. Cyber bullying is a very big deal, especially in our country considering how advanced we are in technology. Kids worldwide get cyber bullied every day, and can never escape it; it may affect you in ways unspeakable and actually is quite frightening. Cyber bullying can be hard to deal with, but it is even harder to prevent. “The use of electronic communication to bully a person typically by sending messages of an intimidating or threatening nature” (What is Cyber Bullying)....   [tags: bullying, technology, deal, prevent]
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Finland Should be a Cyber Connector - ... Its temperate climate naturally cools down cloud comput- ing farms. It can also offer relatively cheap energy. Google, for example, has invested hundreds of millions of euros in its data centre in Hamina on the south coast of Finland. The Baltic Sea is a major conduc- tor of data, being criss-crossed by submarine cables that stitch together an important corner of the global cyberspace. For Finland, the most strategically important links are the two BCS North cables that link Russia to Sweden and beyond via Finnish nodal points....   [tags: Secure Connectivity] 924 words
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The Problem of Cyber Bullying - In the past few years, there has been a tremendous amount of improvements of technology use in teenagers causing a new problem to arise. “Half of students admit to being bullied online, while an estimated seventy-nine percent of teenagers say it’s a problem,” (“An Old Problem with a New Face”). Since the rapid growth of technology, cyber bullying has become life-threatening for too many teenagers. Now that teenagers have phones and technology almost twenty-four hours a day, they are putting themselves at a greater risk of being cyber bullied....   [tags: Peer Pressure, Social Media]
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Cyber Crime and Internet Influences - Introduction History affords for the realization that criminals have always existed. The only variable in their existence is time, which inevitable subjects them to initiate changes in their methodology, unique to every generation. Our generation exists in an error where the application of information communication technology as proliferated by the internet, has become part and parcel of our daily lives. The internet influences how we live, work and play as part of our daily routines. It is this inevitable quandary that has provided criminals with a new frontier for their activities; one that they can operate within with absolute stealth and the cunningness of a fox....   [tags: Criminals, This Generation, Criminal Technology]
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Taking a Look at Cyber Crime - ... Among the many forms of crime that takes place online, the internet serves as the tool, the source, and the target of the crime (Sukhai, 2004, p 129). The crime revolves around the cyber space, and they affect persons, property and institutions. Cases of Cyber Crime Russia and China have reported significant cases of cyber crime attributed to the advances in the use of computer in transactions and communications. This suggests that cyber crimes among other form of crimes are prevalent in technologically driven economies....   [tags: individual and systems security]
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Help To Prevent Cyber Bullying - ... Although there are kids who stand up to the bully there are also the kids who fall down and take the harsh words. Those kids are the easier targets for bullies and a lot of the time the bullying keeps going. It’s been proven that people who have been cyber bullied are more likely to have low self-esteem and more suicidal thoughts. It only takes one person to help stop cyber bullying. Cyber bullying will always go on. The better the electronics, the more access there is to allow cyber bullying....   [tags: anonymously, ow self-esteem ] 578 words
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Cyber bullying Should be Criminal - “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me.” Those words have resounded through the years. According to Kohl-Welles “those words were never true when baby boomers uttered them decades ago on playgrounds across America, and they are no more true now” (as cited in Friedman, 2011, p. 77). This chant was used in response to schoolyard bullies, to let the bullies know that their cruel and mean words cannot hurt. Now bullying has moved from the schoolyard to cyber space. Ever since the introduction of technology in society, such as the Internet, cell phones and with the social media websites on the rise, it has become apparent that the Internet can be a source for good, bu...   [tags: bullying, crime, Internet, harassment]
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Cyber Bullying: An Uncontrollable Epidemic - In the 21st century, cyber bullying has grown to be a major crime and motive for suicide for those victimized due to bullies who yearn to overpower others with the convenience of technology. Unfortunately even with today’s anti-bullying chant and progressive technology, this crime will continue in young adults. Compared to a century ago, cyber bullying has grown to a scale that cannot be controlled. With new handheld devices that have the ability to send a message to another’s device in no more than 15 seconds, it is easier than ever to bully over the cyber waves....   [tags: teen violence, bullies, internet]
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Cyber- Terrorism and Information Warfare - ... The human aspect of cyber terrorism can also involve the use of deception (both physical and psychological) and the ability to use social engineering to manipulate an end-user into believing that he or she is dealing with an regular customer or fellow employee not an adversary. Social engineering attacks can bypass the most stringent IT security controls because attackers exploit the human factor which is considered to be the weakest link in IT security. By playing on cognitive errors and preconceived notions and prejudices of end users, attackers are able to extract confidential information from unsuspecting victims....   [tags: weapons, society, resources, attackers] 2151 words
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The Complexities of Prosecuting Cyber Crime - ... In addition, the prosecutor (local, state, & federal) is not knowledgeable in the technical aspects on how to prosecute a cyber criminal case. So the government must hire experts in the field of cyber crime to assist in prosecuting cyber criminals. Even with lawyers and experts hire by the federal government to help prosecute cyber criminals. The laws currently on the books do not correlate with the crimes that may have been committed. For example the Racketeer Influence Corruption Organization (RICO) Act....   [tags: laundering, jurisdiction, internet]
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Cyber Bullying is a Crime - Most of us have heard the saying “sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me”. With today’s technology, that saying may no longer hold true. Studies show that in the past five years, online bullying has quadrupled (M. Ross, 3). The technology has given bullies a whole another proposal for their actions; virtual name-calling can have harsh effects on the security of kids and teens in today’s society. An online bully is someone who sends messages via technology, hides behind that keyboard and uses words or pictures to embarrass and bully their target....   [tags: Internet, Cyberbullying]
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Exploring the Issue of Cyber Bullying - Cyber bullying has been a topic for scholarly inquiry, political debate, and policy reform since the commercialization of the Internet. Pre-internet bullying involved socially marginalized children and teenagers picking on their friends and other marginalized children in the school yard. Traditional discipline included detentions, phone calls to their parents, and some sort of reconciliation between the children involved. Today however, the climate for bullies has dramatically changed and the risk-reward balance has been significantly tilted in favour of the bullies....   [tags: Cyberbullying, internet] 1224 words
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Efforts to Fight Cyber Bullying - ... Rebecca Sax has actually shown the different levels of emotional reasoning at different ages, her research basically shows that we are not born with the understanding that we all have feelings, passion and dreams. This level of emotional reasoning actually arises from the 8 – 9 and actually continues to develop until the age of 25 or so. This basically explains why cyber bullying why cyber bullying is so prevalent in the younger populations of kids, instead of reprimanding kids for doing something their biological physiological attributes confines them to....   [tags: technology, adolescent, emotions] 1172 words
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The Eternal Effects of Cyber Bullying - Once upon a time the age of innocence in the adolescent years was filled with long walks by the pond, playing stickball, dress up, tea parties, rough housing with friends and the love of a favorite doll. Those days are true still today yet in most every ones childhood memory they have been subjected or their friends were at the mercy of the schoolyard bully. The aggressive kid that was determined to make at least one other schoolmates life miserable whether it was muscle over might or sheer hostility and teasing the meek in spirit or stature....   [tags: facebook, twitter, crime]
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The Internet and Cyber Bullying - ... Online bully is an ongoing social problem that aims to abuse online users in our society. Furthermore, Cyber bullying has been ingrained in our society and has withstood the test of time, it is detrimental in our society now taking on the form of cyber bullying. LITERATURE REVIEW Bullying in General In general, bully is a defined term use to identify a person who is harassing another person. The topic of a bully is often broken down into two subcategories such as traditional bullying and nontraditional bullying....   [tags: online bullies, violence, suicide] 731 words
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Different Types of Cyber Bullying - ... People cyber bully for many reasons, if they were popular they might be doing it to stay popular or just for entertainment or by seeing other people get hurt it makes them feel powerful. If they were not successful socially they might bully other people to help cope with their low self-esteem, or they think it will help them fit in, or they have trouble empathizing with those they hurt. Mostly a bullies' behavior comes from their own problems that they can't handle, and that their parents aren’t close to them as they should be, and that they are emotionally unstable, and unable to control their impulses....   [tags: physical, verbal and emotional abuse] 595 words
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Taking a Look at Cyber Crime - ... In the recent past, cases of drug trafficking has increased due to the easy and instant communication using encrypted language only understood by the targeted group. This has also enhanced the distribution of very sophisticated drugs to under age teenagers due to internet availability and accessibility. Chances of cyber crimes occurring are high in developed as compared to developing countries due to increased pressure on superiority in governance. The feel of being looked down upon triggers sophisticated scientific and computerized research in order to create a buffer zone and a sense of inner security....   [tags: crimes committed through computer & networks]
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What is Cyber Relationship Addiction? - Introduction According to the Merriam Webster dictionary, addiction refers to the strong yet harmful need to constantly have something or to do something. As for cyber relationship addiction, it is the addiction to “social networking, chat rooms, texting, and messaging to the point where virtual, online friends become more important than real-life relationships with family and friends” (Ramdhonee 2014). Why is this topic of interest important. The main reason cited is that the Internet has undoubtedly become part of our daily lives and has made a radical change in communication leading to the build up of relationships....   [tags: social networking, chatting, messaging] 1555 words
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Cyber Bullying or Digital Tormenting - ... Some of the laws condemning cyber bullying according to ACM code of conduct includes; • Avoid harm to others: - this code demands that people should not whether directly or indirectly inflict or cause harm to others. So people should not take advantage of anonymity online to threaten other people online which may lead to fatal injuries to the victims. • Contribute to society and human well-being: -everyone is tasked with the civil responsibility of positively contributing towards to community and improving human lives....   [tags: harrassing in school, ] 1281 words
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The Main Function of Cyber Security - ... On the same day, United States Secretary of State Hillary Clinton issued a brief statement condemning the attacks. Dmitri Alperovitch, Vice President of Threat Research at cyber security company McAfee, named the attack "Operation Aurora". Research by McAfee Labs discovered that “Aurora” was part of the file path on the attacker’s machine that was included in two of the malware binaries McAfee said were associated with the attack. "We believe the name was the internal name the attacker(s) gave to this operation," McAfee Chief Technology Officer George Kurtz stated....   [tags: modern technology, security breaches]
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The Spreading of Cyber Bullying - ... Bullying presents itself in many different forms: Verbal bullying (most common), is defined as name calling, teasing, and other methods of demeaning vocabulary that are used to degrade the victims (Entenman, Murnen, & Hendricks, 2005). It is more predominantly seen in bullying among young girls; however it is also present in bullying among young males (Entenman, et al., 2005). Verbal bullying is difficult to ascertain because it can there is no physical evidence that someone is being bullied (Bullying, 2009)....   [tags: message, text, suicide, problem, death] 1609 words
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Cyber Terrorism: An Electonic Threat - ... It can be important weaken the country's economy, thus denying access to important resources and making it more vulnerable to military attack. Cyber violence can also affect Internet-based business. As bricks and mortar retailers and service providers, many Web sites income product (whether through advertising, financial exchange of goods or services paid) can stand to lose money if the downtime created by cybercriminals. An Internet business has increased its economic interest to the nation, what is usually the cyber crime – cyber attacks to be more in the United States in other countries....   [tags: hacking, warfare, network, exchange] 536 words
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The Threat of Cyber War - ... Russia and China pose to be America’s most preexisting threat for a cyber attack. Russia has been accused to be behind multiple cyber attacks involving both Kyrgyzstan, Lithuania, while China has previously been accused of attacking Americas’ IT security. CHINA’S THREAT "Numerous computer systems around the world, including those owned by the U.S. government, continue to be targeted for intrusions, some of which appear to be attributable directly to the Chinese government and military. These intrusions were focused on exfiltrating information," a 100-page DoD report declared....   [tags: CNA's ammunition, spoofing, man in the middle]
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Cyber Hacking and Types of Hackers - ... There are many different types of hackers or computer criminals out there that could affect the Federal Reserve over the next 100 years. A white hat hacker hacks for a non-threatening reason, probably because they want to test their own security system or to test a security system that they are making. They are basically a moral hacker. The EC-Council, which is also called the International Council of Electronic Commerce Consultants, are one of many organizations that have developed security classes or moral hacking lessons....   [tags: Federal Reserve Bank, Privacy, Information]
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Cyber Crimes on the Internet - In 1995 the world wide web, also called the Internet, was made, although the Internet may be found all the way back in 1958. The internet used to be the place the nerds hung out when it first started now everyone is on the internet. By the millennium the web became a world wide phenomenon. You may now order pizza from your computer talk to your girlfriend or boyfriend, and even play a game with a friend in another country. With this new technology also comes with it a whole new set of crimes, such as stalking, hacking, cyber bullying, identity theft, and crimes of a sexual nature....   [tags: Crime, Social medias, Technology, Web]
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Little Punishment for Cyber Crimes - ... It involves any moment where an individual’s uses another person identification documents or other identifiers in order to impersonate that individual for whatever reason. Some types of identity theft are done to driver`s license, social security, credits cards, business or commercial, internet fraud, etc. The driver`s license of a person is the second most widely used identifier after the Social Security number. Cybercriminals takes the victims identification information and very easy acquired identity document like birth certificate to obtain states ID, passports or driver’s license under the victim`s name....   [tags: identity theft, child pornography, victims] 1102 words
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Put An End to Cyber-Bullying - “Did you know, Bullying victims are 2 to 9 times more likely to consider committing suicide?” (DoSomething.org). Many children and teenagers in today’s society are not only faced with being bullied at school, but they deal with it online at home as well. Social media sites, where children are supposed to be able to express themselves and not be victimized, are a growing statistic of where bullying is taking place (Foxman, Abraham, and Silverman). With more and more children each and every day gaining access to the internet; from blogs to Facebook even Email; these sources are making it easier for bullies to harass their victims....   [tags: Social Medias, Teenagers, Bullying]
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Computer Security and Cyber Security - ... As soon as one issue is fixed, a person finds a different way to exploit the codes and protocols that make up the vast entity of cyberspace. Also, the attackers can range vastly in knowledge levels; anywhere from engineers that are experts at code and how the protocols work to just kids that use scripts (premade strings of code that are programmed to automatically execute a given function). These scripts are usually made by professional coders and are fairly easily accessed over the internet....   [tags: internet protocol, flaw, wireless networks]
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Cyber-Bullying and Teen Suicide - Since Teen Suicide is the second leading cause of teenage death in the United States, there is a need for legislation that promotes awareness and education about Cyber-Bullying. by R. Hassan February 8, 2011 Fourth Period Mr. Cicala Robinson Secondary School Since Teen suicide is the second leading cause of teenage death in the United States, there is a need for legislation that promotes awareness and education about Cyber-Bullying. Due to the growth of technology in the American society, the younger generations of adolescents are adapting to the excessive use of computers, cell phones, and social-networking sites....   [tags: bullying, teen suicide, technology, teenagers]
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The Dangers of Cyber-Terrorism - In the future, cyber crime will become the leading threat to the safety and security of the American people. Experts on cyber crime agree that cyber crime is an issue that needs to be focused on more in-depth because the wide-spread use of computers by the global economy has made the use of computers and internet vital to everyday life (Siegel, 2009; FBI, 2011). There are 3 major types of cyber crime which includes: cyber fraud, cyber vandalism, and cyber terrorism (Seigel, 2009; Thio, 2010). Cyber terrorism, the more dangerous of the 3, is defined as the use of digital equipment to bring down a country by tapping into its computer based programs and dismantling its infrastructure which incl...   [tags: Terrorism Without Borders]
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What´s a Cyber Relationship? - Introduction Cyber Relationship is the connection and involvement we have with our computers, or something that is of virtual reality. In our context, Cyber Relationship refers to the commitment and social connection we have with the people we meet through Cyber platforms like Social Media platforms. Some examples of Social Media platforms that encourage Cyber Relationships are Facebook and Twitter. Internet Addiction refers to “an individual’s inability to control their Internet use, which in turn leads to feelings of distress and functional impairment of daily activities.” (Douglas, 3) Why is Cyber Relationship Addiction in Singapore an important topic of interest....   [tags: computer, virtual reality] 1565 words
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Cyber Security and Technology - ... You can make up to $90,000 a year but all of a sudden your bank account was $0.00 along with all your coworkers, bosses and the company stock dropped to zero. There would be panic, chaos and disorder due to everyone losing their money. The culprit of such a chaotic situation was a result of a cyber-attack by a hacker. The cyber attacker hacked into the system and caused the databases to transfer all of the money into some bank accounts elsewhere. This is just one example of cyber terrorism and all the damage it is can do to people lives....   [tags: information, cyberspace, access, internet]
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Cyber bullying in Colleges - Cyber bullying in Colleges Bullying in schools has always been a cause for concern, but technology seems to have taken it a notch higher. Cyber bullying is the new technology aided form of bullying, whose effects are as harsh, if not worse, than physical bullying. It is defined as the willful and repeated act to inflict harm on a person using computers, cell phones and any other electronic device (Hinduja and Patchin 6. This type of bullying is primarily carried out through social media sites, emails, text messages, instant messages and chat rooms....   [tags: deterrence mechanism, social networking sites]
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Cyber Crime and Businesses - Cyber Crime Every day millions in some cases billions of dollars are made by businesses from income brought in by online sale of products and services. As businesses continually develop and expand their client base with online products and services so does the desire by criminals to exploit vulnerabilities in their e-commerce setup. The mass worldwide internet usage growth within the last 20 years has been “an approximate 16 million users in 1995 to an estimated 2,937 million in March of 2014” As the importance of e-commerce increases so does the need to protect the technological infrastructure that will carry out online transactions for each business regardless of its size....   [tags: Income, Online Sales, Products and Services]
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Crime in the Cyber Realm - ... The human component of a cybercrime is based on a deficiency in moral or ethical behavior on the part of the perpetrator (Joseph Migga Kizza, 2011, p.8). The technical aspect is the technology that is used to commit or prevent the crime. Under Kizza’s theory of cybercrime, Anonymous and the GoDaddy/PayPal hacker are both to blame for their crimes because they have a lack of moral/ethical foundation which would prevent them from committing their respective crimes. Lawrence Lessig (2006) takes a more technology-based approach to cybercrime, which he terms “Code” (p.5-6)....   [tags: social media, moral, ethical]
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Cyber-Crime is a Serious Problem - Millions of people around the world use computers and the internet every day. We all use it in school, work even at home, computers have made us life easier, it has brought so many benefits to the society but it has also brought some problems and cybercrimes is one of them. “The times have really changed,” said Greg Garcia, the department’s assistant secretary for cyber security and communications. “We’re seeing now phishing, farming, botnets … war dialing and domain server spoofing. And we’re seeing coordinated cyber-attacks against nation states.” (Fowler 5) Cybercrime is one of the most prevalent and most popular rising crimes being committed today....   [tags: Crime Essays]
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Cyber Bullying in Schools - Twenty percent of high school students admit to being a victim and/or participating in cyberbullying (“Cyberbullying”). This form of bullying that takes place on the Internet, is beginning to become a major problem in our society. Cyber bullying must be terminated in order to prevent teenage depression, fights breaking out in schools, and adolescences growing up to become criminals. Depression in teenagers is a major issue in the world around us. According to the article "Cyberbullying," "Targets of cyber bullying can experience emotional distress, including frustration, embarrassment, sadness, fear, and depression.” A lot of bullies, when caught in the act of cyber bullying, will claim that...   [tags: High School Students, Bullying, Social Medias]
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What is Cyber Security? - ... This is how you get your electricity, your Social Security check, and your veterans benefits. The use of computers and the networks related to them has developed problems concerning cyber security. Cyber security is an important issue to be considered if people want protection from malicious people and software coming from the internet. Cybercrime primarily are individuals who seek personal gain and most computer network threats come from the internet and these are usually international and are developed by people with bad intentions....   [tags: hacking, cybercrime, access to information online]
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It's War in the Cyber-World - The new internet legislation acts, SOPA and PIPA, are creating serious disputes between internet corporations and national authorities. Those acts seem to be hindering global freedom of expression, which goes against the bases of the concept of the cyber-world. The internet has proved to be one of the most revolutionary concept and tool of the century taking communication and sharing of information to a whole new level. From education to arts and politics, people have access to knowledge with little or no limits....   [tags: U.S. Law ]
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Issues in the Cyber Generartion - The term technology is strong as it sounds. When we break it down technology means the study of systematic treatment. Many of modern teenagers think that technology is having a smartphone to text someone and surf the net. If only teenagers realize the power of technology, and just how it will affect their education. This would make a different world. Let’s talk about the next generation, which again are the teenagers. Technology affects them in both habits, good and bad, but they only see the positive side of it....   [tags: Technology, Teenagers, Texting, Smart Phones]
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Modern Terrorism and Cyber Terrorism - ... This was worried about the most because chemicals were easy to buy in most stores and if terrorists have easier access to these chemicals they can start killing off people more easily. Terrorism happens all around the world. For example terrorism has happened mostly in the Middle East. Just Like in the following places Europe, Asia, Africa, and Latin America. But, the most important terrorism attacks were on the Pearl Harbor and nine – eleven. These were the most influential attacks that have happened in the United States....   [tags: hacking, computer security, viruses, violence] 1686 words
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The Internet and Cyber-bullying - ... Ask.fm is just a tool which helps people to communicate with each other, same as any other social network, same as phone, same as piece of paper and pen. Don’t blame a tool, but try to make changes… Start with yourself.. Be more polite, more kind, and more tolerant of others.. Cultivate these values in families, in schools” (Edwards, 2013). I solely agree with Mark because although the website may contain cyber bullying, the website was never initially created for that. The website was created for friends to communicate with each other, but sadly, the website has been abused and the users are to blame....   [tags: social media, mobile phones, victims] 654 words
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Traditional and Cyber Terrorism - ... One of the best examples of cyber terrorism is murder committed in 1998 in one of the hospitals of the U.S , where under the confidential security of FBI was very important witness, terrorist gained access to the hospital through the internet and transformed cardio stimulation machine, as a result of what patient died. Very often in contrast with traditional terrorist, cyber terrorists commit some acts for their own interest. While ordinary terrorists who commit acts for their country and nation and are considered to be heroes for their deeds....   [tags: bombs, modern technology weapon] 546 words
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HOC Cyber Security Profiles - ... 1.1.1(SA-5) Information System Documentation Information system documentation records the details, including configuration, maintenance, deployment, testing, for systems acquired by HOC. This documentation is essential for proper operation of the systems and without such documentation, HOC would experience an unacceptably high number of network and system outages, misconfigurations, and damaged systems due to incorrect configuration or improper use. 1.1.2(SA-1) System and Services Acquisition Policy and Procedures The system and services acquisition policy and procedures provide essential guidance necessary when procuring systems for HOC....   [tags: control, duties, session, organization] 877 words
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Cyber Attacks: Operation Aurora - Cyber-attacks are very common in the U.S. and around the world. However, From mid-2009 and through December 2009. One of the most sophisticated cyber-attacks was lunched against Google and 20 other companies (McAfee , 2013). McAfee researchers dubbed the attack Operation Aurora. The cyber-attack was first publicly disclosed by Google on January 12, 2010. A group named "Hidden Lynx” out of China is believed to be responsible. McAfee dubbed the Cyber-attack “Operation Aurora”. According to the anti-virus firm McAfee, the hackers were seeking source codes to Google, Adobe, Yahoo, and dozens of other high-profile companies (Zetter, 2010)....   [tags: cybercrime, intellectual property, security] 780 words
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Importance of Cyber Security - The nation has become dependent on technology, furthermore, cyberspace. It’s encompassed in everything we deliver in our daily lives, our phones, internet, communication, purchases, entertainment, flying airplane, launching missiles, operating nuclear plants, and implicitly, our protection. The more ever-growing technology empower Americans, the more they become prey to cyber threats. The United States Executive Office of the President stated, “The President identified cybersecurity as one of the top priorities of his administration in doing so, directed a 60-day review to assess polices.” (United States Executive Office of the President, 2009, p.2)....   [tags: technology, phones, internet]
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E-Commerce and Cyber Attacks - E-commerce security threats and technology solution dimensions consist of integrity, authenticity, confidentiality, privacy, availability, etc. (Laudon & Traver, 2012, p.268). The internet can serve as a very useful tool or it can be a tool manipulated to perform unethical actions. Its function as tool all depends on what the user and what they intend to do with the information they download, view or share. Many analysts trace the increase in the number of issues faced by consumers today to the internet....   [tags: Security ]
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