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Moral Panic - Moral Panic Moral panic is a widely used and often misinterpreted concept in social sciences. The term was invented by the British sociologist Stanley Cohen the late sixties. Cohen defined moral panic as a form of collective behaviour during which: "A condition, episode, person or group emerges to become defined as a threat to societal values and interests; its nature is presented in a stylised and stereotypical fashion by the mass media; the moral barricades are manned by editors, bishops, politicians and other right thinking people; socially accredited experts pronounce their diagnosis and solutions; ways of coping are evolved or (more often) resorted to; the...   [tags: Papers] 1119 words
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The Cold War: An Inspiration for Years to Come - The Cold War: An Inspiration for Years to Come All throughout time and history people have been at war with each other at one point or another. War can, truthfully, at times be inescapable and considered by some historians as a natural instinct, an instinct that every human being possess. Throughout history mighty empires and governments have collapsed due to the damages inflicted on by a war, yet in spite of this, some have managed to face the odds and make it through, staggering along as if nothing happened....   [tags: nuclear warfare, panic, political dominance]
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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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What to Do in a Shark Attacks, An Outline - ... Finally, bump-and-bite attacks, when a shark runs its head into a person before it takes a bite. (b) Increased human population causes increased shark attacks 1. All experiences between sharks and humans are generally influenced by the activity of the population. Ralph Collier, Founder and President of the Shark Research Committee states, “The more people that are in the water, the more shark encounters there are going to be. Sharks are not sedentary. They move to different areas to hunt and sometimes those areas are hot spots for surfers or beachgoers.” II. The most common shark to attack and common places attacks happen (a) Great white shark 1....   [tags: movie jaws, calm, tiger shark] 1060 words
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Attack on the World Trade Center - ... The people trapped went from working their every day jobs, to fighting to get out of the towers. In the blink of an eye, things changed. They were trying their hardest to get out, but things were getting worse minute by minute. This is when the police officers, firefighters, and ordinary everyday people went in to try and help rescue the people trapped inside. The many workers that ran in and helped save hundreds of lives were truly heroes. They risked their lives to help the ones who were trapped and in need of help....   [tags: 9-11, terrorist attacks on US soil] 1626 words
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The Aftershock of the Attacks on September 11, 2001 - ... But they weren’t just felt in those places, since they affected the economy the attacks were felt across the United States. The New York Stock Exchange did not open on September 11, 2001 or for the next six days after the attacks. When the Stock Exchange reopened the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 684 points, or 7.1% which is a record setting decline in a one-day period. At the end of the week Dow Jones had fallen 1,369.7 points, or 14.3%, this was the at the time the most one-week point decline....   [tags: al qaeda, stocks, security] 1359 words
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9/11 Terrorist Attacks - The September 11th attacks were caused by terrorists hijacking United States’ (U.S.) airplanes and flying them into major U.S. landmarks. Terrorists are people who use violence to achieve political goals. One of terrorist’s goals is to create political change by establishing fear in a society in which they despise. They accomplish their goals using fear against the government. The targeting of innocent victims and significant places has been the preferred method of terrorism rather than larger terroristic attacks....   [tags: Terrorist, Hijacking Airplanes, New York]
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Remote Access Attacks - Introduction Remote access can be clearly defined as one’s ability to gain computer or network access from a remote location. Today many business people who travel often need to have remote access to their corporation's network. There is however vulnerabilities that all types of remote access have common, and it doesn’t matter what method used, the endpoint machine is vulnerable like all other systems that have access to the Internet. Whenever a system is accessible via the internet, that system is exposed to danger....   [tags: Computer, Network Access, Remote Location]
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United States Anthrax Attacks of 2001 - In 2001 the United States suffered a major terrorist attack on 9/11. A week later a new attack started, the anthrax attacks. The attacks occurred over a span of weeks. Anthrax is a type of bacteria that produces spores, which can kill people very rapidly if infected. It is not always easy to diagnose due to its nonspecific symptoms. In this case it was used as biological weapon. The attacks were not known about for a period of time until multiple cases occurred. Many people and organizations would end up working on the anthrax attack investigation, which was codenamed Amerithrax by the FBI....   [tags: Politics, Terrorism, Weapon]
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Attacks on the US Embassies in Kenya and Tanzania - ... There were many victims all together from both of these attacks. In the Kenya bombing, 247 people were killed including 12 Americans. More than 4,000 others were wounded. The bombing of the embassy in Tanzania killed 12 people, none of which were American, and injured 85 others. Hundreds of people volunteered to pull victims out of the rubble. Even people with barely any medical expertise were asked to help stitch people up on the sidewalks and streets. Some of the victims include guards and employees that worked at the embassies....   [tags: bombings, retaliation, victims] 908 words
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Terrorist Attacks on 9/11 Part 2 - ... Huddy and Feldman (2011) also found that the World Trade Tower survivors that either knew someone who was injured or killed in the tower attacks, lived within the city or up to 150 miles away, or was of minority ethnic group, were more likely to live in anxiety or fear. This would cause them to oppose wars and aggressive foreign policy in Afghanistan and Iraq because of the risk they could see with war. Political candidates would try to induce anger to increase support for the war, whereas, other candidates would induce anxiety to create the opposite effect....   [tags: Islamic extremists, Al Qaeda]
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Mobile Device Attacks - Mobile Device Attacks Mobile devices are more prevalent today than ever. In fact, escalation of the pure power and speed of mobile processors, advancements in mobile operating systems, and the overwhelming attractiveness of mobile broadband make cell phones and tablets the best candidate for mobile computing devices (Wong, 2010). With this increased use, though, both by the general populace and by businesses, the need for security and awareness of the risks inherent in their use is paramount. Unfortunately, the very thing that makes mobile devices so valuable also makes them more vulnerable to attack....   [tags: technology, mobile processor, ]
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Terrorist Attacks on 9/11 Part 1 - ... (Ross, 2014) Between August 20 and August 24, the CIA failed to notify the FBI of two al Qaeda operatives arriving in the U.S. known as, Khalid al-Mihdahar and Nawaf al-Hazmi. The hijacker pilot of flight 93, Ziad Jarrah, purchased a large color diagram of a 757-cockpit control system and a Garmin III Pilot GPS. Both items were later used in the attacks. The FBI soon started the search for the two al Qaeda operatives, Mihdahar and Hazmi, as well as placing them on the FBI’s terror watch list....   [tags: Islamic extremists, Al Qaeda]
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Legislation After The September 11th Attacks - Post 9/11 Legislation Following the traumatic events and the feelings that surrounded the American public legislators and politicians took advantage of their fear and angry, directing these feelings to pass unconstitutional and constitutional legislation alike that drastically changed the lives of Americans. Changes from the 9/11 attacks ranged from changing American legislation to changing our way of life. The tragic events affected American lexicon, air travel, legislation, immigration, vacation/world travel and American Muslims way of life, 9/11 changed the personal lives of people and also affected them through the political sphere, the events that took place that day have had a heavy...   [tags: al-Qaeda, taliban, ground zero, radicalism]
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Media's Take on The Beltway Sniper Attacks - A. Plan of Investigation This investigation analyzes how the reports of the Beltway Sniper Attacks were given (newspaper or television, etc.) changed the public’s reaction the amount attention that was given to this event. To be able to analyze this, I will look at different newspaper reports that were published discussing the different ways that the media took to reporting about this event. The varying reasons for differing reports will be explored; along with the different ways these reports affected American citizens....   [tags: false information, ban, shootings]
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Information Sharing to Prevent Attacks to the US - Over the past twelve years, the intelligence community has become the most valuable entity following the terrorist attacks on 9/11 and garnered significant support from the Bush and Obama administrations. The intelligence community has not been able to successfully share information dating back to 1941 when ambassador Grew delivered critical information, pertaining to Pearl Harbor, to the White House and political and military leaders overlooked it.1 Events such as this make leaders look back and wonder what would the outcome be if the information had reached its final destination....   [tags: intelligence community, federal agencies, cia]
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Breakdown of Septemberl 11 Terrorist Attacks - ... Ayman al Zawahiri is expected to take over al Qaeda since he was its head for quiet sometime. However, a lot didn’t think he was capable of handling such a position and big responsibility since he didn’t have a lot of combat skills and has shown weak leadership skills. He was less charismatic than Osama bin laden and a lot questioned his loyalty to this whole terrorist network. On the other hand, he was a Great War organizer and a master in political in fighter. The war on Afghanistan (2001-present) The war on Afghanistan was one of the major events of the 21st century....   [tags: Osama Bin Laden, UN position on terrorism] 2178 words
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Methods and Motives Behind Terrorist Attacks - The FBI defines terrorism as “the unlawful use of force or violence against persons or property to intimidate or coerce a government, the civilian population, or any segment thereof in furtherance of political or social objectives (fbi.gov).” By this definition, terrorism can be classified as internal or international based on the overall intent of the attack. Terrorism has been around since the beginning of time, but it’s only since 2011 that the world has come to fully understand the meaning of terrorism....   [tags: FBI, terrorism, violence, property, people]
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Violent Crimes and Attacks on American Campuses - In the last decade, concern has grown about the number of violent crimes and attacks taking place on American campuses. The increase in youth violent behavior in the United States is an insidious crisis of epidemic magnitude (Satcher, 2002). This statement demonstrates the increasing concern with youth aggression and violence. Of greater concern in recent years has been the violent and aggressive offenses seen among female students (Ness, 2004). Recently, school districts have been plagued by youth violence and aggression....   [tags: Criminal Justice, Female Aggressiveness] 1246 words
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The Complicated Investigation of the Attacks on Pearl Harbor - ... Many important messages, similar to the one above which was decoded weeks after being recieved, became lost “between the cracks.” (Butow) Either they were just completely skimmed over and misunderstood or were failed to be looked at until a later point in time. There were a few messages received on December 6 that indicated an attack: one message was found to say “I imagine that in all probability there is considerable opportunity left to take advantage for a surprise attack against these places.” (Butow) “These Places”(Butow) in the previous sentence included Pearl Harbor which was attacked the next day....   [tags: decryptions, messages, magic] 871 words
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The Unnecessary Nuclear Attacks on Nagasaki and Hiroshima - The realist school of thought stands for anarchy and fighting for its own selfish reasons to preserve the nation's interest. Back in December 7th, 1941 after the Japanese air force attack to Pearl Harbor in Hawaii, America’s military was caught by surprise bringing out the attention of the whole nation against Japan. President Harry S. Truman, made the decision in 1945 to attack Japan with nuclear bombs in August 6 first to Hiroshima and then three day on August 9 to Nagasaki. Days later, Japan surrender, and World War II was drawn into a close....   [tags: realism, Japan, United States, second world war]
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Attacks and Al-Qaeda in Northern Afghanistan - According to the New York Times, the Taliban and Al-Qaeda have opened a new front in the previously peaceful northern Afghanistan. They have also stepped up attacks in their heartland, southern provinces. To defeat the insurgents, General McChrystal, the US commander in Kabul, has requested 40,000 additional troops and resources to persuade the moderate Taliban to abandon violence. But this strategy is likely to succeed only with the help from key regional states. Increased fatalities and dwindled public support have put pressure on President Obama to end the war quickly....   [tags: Afghanistan, USA, military, Al-Qaeda] 2095 words
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Information shortfalls that led to 9/11 attacks - THE WALL Rules and constraints, or what many refer to as a “legalistic wall” misinterpreted by some and misunderstood by others, made it very difficult for the IC to share information before 9/11. Best (2007), maintained that the Intelligence Community failed to share information because there were “walls” between intelligence and law enforcement agencies. These walls kept analysts from talking to each other and from sharing pieces of information that, if they had been viewed in close relationship, might have yielded a coherent picture of the emerging plot....   [tags: Legalistic Wall, Intelligence Community]
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Voice Over Internet Protocol Attacks - Definition: VoIP or Voice over Internet Protocol, is a type of transmissions medium that is responsible for the delivery of real-time voice and data communication. Unlike its analog predecessor in which the transport functionality was routed via the public switched telephone network (PSTN), calls are now converted from an analog signal to a digital format, which is what the Internet Protocol (IP) uses for transmission and delivery, making VoIP possible. Several other key processes, such as signaling, authentication, security, call control, and voice compression, are established by VoIP prior to and during the call setup phase....   [tags: Information Technology ]
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The Panic of 1907 by Robert F. Brunner and Sean D, Carr - The novel “The Panic of 1907: Lessons Learned from the Market's Perfect Storm” is written by Robert F. Bruner and, Sean D. Carr and it pertains to the events leading up to, during, and following the events of the economic panic of 1907. The decades prior to the panic were filled with economic growth, especially in New York City banks and their financial assets in the trusts consolidation many industries like railroad and oil. The panic occurred during a recession and many runs on banks and trust companies happened further crippling the system....   [tags: adverse leadership, financial crises]
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Terrorism and the Causes of Terrorist Attacks -   The continuing successful and attempted terrorist attacks in the USA and the endless wars and conflicts in which we are involved are caused by the very same reasons experienced in the expansion of Europe during the 15th and 16th centuries.  The economic, political, and cultural conditions present in each of these periods in history, although hundreds of years apart, are still very much alike.  The same desires for money, relations between different countries, and differing religious views are what caused this tragedy and similar conflicts during the expansion of Europe.  By examining these causes in the present as well as in the past, Americans might have a better understanding of...   [tags: Cause and Effect Essay]
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Moral Panic Caused by The Film Reefer Madness - Moral Panic Caused by The Film Reefer Madness For over seventy years, marijuana has been a growing problem in our society. Due to all of the controversy over this drug, there have been countless battles fought concerning marijuana's capabilities. In the 1930's, a moral panic surfaced with regard to the use of marijuana. The movie Reefer Madness is a perfect example of how the media stereotyped and distorted this new drug in order to construct it as a social problem, convincing society that this narcotic was single handedly destroying humanity....   [tags: Film, Drugs, Social Commentary] 325 words
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Why Dog Attacks Occur and Who Are the Main Culprits - ... Although these messages are among the handful of communication tools available to dogs, they’re generally unacceptable to humans”. (The Humane Society, 2013) In dog Assault court cases, dogs are being trialed for an attack that could have been brought on by the victim, due to the communication gap between humans and canines. This leads to unfair punishment of the dog. In conclusion Dog attack verdicts don’t take into consideration the difference in communication, leaving the decision that the dog is all to blame although the human could have caused the incident....   [tags: compensation and euthanasia]
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Economic impact of WTC attacks - Economic impact of WTC attacks Terrorism is an increasing global threat that was illustrated by the recent attacks on the World Trade Center buildings in New York. It was a highly organized attack and investigations have shown that besides the United States, planning also took place in different countries of Europe and Asia. These attacks are set to affect far more people than the American government it was intended to harm. Over five thousand people are believed to have died as a direct result of the attacks and many more deaths are expected due to the various consequences of this tragedy....   [tags: essays papers]
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Symptoms and Causes of Heart Attacks - Symptoms and Causes of Heart Attacks A heart attack (myocardial infarction) is the death of heart muscle due to the loss of blood supply. Usually, the loss of blood supply is caused by a complete blockage of a coronary artery by a blood clot. A coronary artery is an artery that supplies blood to the heart muscle. Death of the heart muscle causes chest pain and electrical instability of the heart muscle tissue. Electrical instability of the heart causes ventricular fibrillation (chaotic electrical disturbance)....   [tags: Papers] 631 words
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The Psychological Impact of Terrorist Attacks - Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and acute stress disorder (ASD) are two stress disorders that occur after a traumatizing experience. PTSD is defined as a disorder that follows a distressing event outside the range of normal human experience and that is characterized by features such as intense fear, avoidance of stimuli associated with the event, and reliving the event. Acute stress disorder is defined as a disorder that is characterized by feelings of anxiety and helplessness and caused by a traumatic event....   [tags: essays research papers] 2449 words
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Changes Caused by the Attacks of September 11, 2001 - The attacks of September 11th, 2001 were carried out by four different planes hijacked by 19 hijackers. One of the planes hit the North Twin Tower in New York City, and another hitting the South Twin Tower in New York City. One hitting the Pentagon and another crashed into a field in Shanksville, Pennsylvania with an unknown route. Over 2,900 people were killed in the nine-eleven attacks. These attacks were a changing point in American society because it increased the security in American airports, started a war in Iraq and Afghanistan which have continued for moare than ten years, brought out racism and discrimination against Muslim and Islamic people, and demonstrated Americ...   [tags: September 11 Terrorism Essays]
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The September 11th Terroritst Attacks - First shock, then terror, followed by sorrow and lastly rage were my emotions on September 11th, 2001 when a hijacked airliner crashed into the Twin Towers in New York City. Tunh. Tunh. Tunh. All circuits are busy; please try again at a later time. This message kept repeating as I tried to call my cousin in New York, who was working in the South Tower. At the time the American Airlines flight 11 just moments earlier crashed into the North Tower. I sat in my house in shock and terror. Then at 9:05 am, about twenty minutes after the first collision, United Airlines flight 175 crashed into the South Tower....   [tags: September 11 Terrorism Essays]
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The Effects of the Attacks on the Twin Towers in September 2001 - The Purpose of this paper is to analyze the effects of the terrorist attacks that were launched against the United States of America on September the 11TH 2001. It will look at the way in which the state has since legitimized its capabilities of force and violence. From looking at the United States response to the attacks, with what is widely known as the “war on terror” it hopes to uncover evidence to suggest that the attacks permitted the United States and consequently, the United Kingdom to undergo a process of legitimization of previously illegitimate acts of violence and force, consequently, causing a breakdown of individuals civil rights and the unlawful killing of many innocent civili...   [tags: terrorism in US soil]
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Enhancing DNS Resilience against Denial of Service Attacks - Enhancing DNS Resilience against Denial of Service Attacks Abstract The Domain Name System (DNS) is a critical Internet infrastructure that provides name to address mapping services. In the past few years, distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks have targeted the DNS infrastructure and threaten to disrupt this critical service. In this paper we show that the existing DNS can gain significant resilience against DDoS attacks through a simple change to the current DNS operations, by setting longer time-to-live values for a special class of DNS resource records, the infrastructure records....   [tags: Internet Security]
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1993 and 2001 Attacks to the World Trade Center - The attack on the World Trade Center in 1993, and the second attack in 2001 are the cases of terrorism that I have chosen to focus on because I believe that they are extremely significant. Both attacks happened during my lifetime, which makes them more personal, and also happened in the city where I was born. Both of these attacks are examples of terrorism because both attacks were violent and intimidating crimes that also had political motives. At first glance, both events seem very similar since they shared a target....   [tags: 9/11, terrorism, violence, crime, Middle East]
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The Causes of Gallbladder Attacks - The Causes of Gallbladder Attacks Outline I. Introduction: It is estimated that approxiamately 10 to 20 percent of the population in the United States and Western Europe are currently being affected by Gallbladder attacks. Thesis statement: These attacks are mainly caused by the development of gallstones in the gallbladder. II. Definition. A.     Gallbladder B.     Gallstones III. Causes. A.     Obesity B.     Estrogen C.     Ethnicity D.     Age and gender IV. Symptoms. A.     Chronic indigestion B.     Sudden, steady and moderate-to- intense pain in your upper abdomen C.     Nausea and vomiting V....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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The State of America Post September 11th Attacks - Every generation comprises of several unforgettable moments. Such moments include watching Neil Armstrong walk on the moon and the tragedy of Pearl Harbor. The haunting moment of the current generation was the September 11th attacks on America. 9/11 was a dramatic event that changed the course of the world forever and kick started the War on Terror. It was such a turning point in history that its effects are still felt today by Americans and the rest of the world. The 9/11 attacks set off a ripple effect that resulted in tighter airport security, the contentious Patriot Act, and negative attitudes towards Arabs....   [tags: 9/11, terrorism, tsa, patriot act]
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Similarities Between The Dark Knight and the 9/11 Attacks - Introduction: In 2005 Christopher Nolan spearheaded the commercial re-boot of the Batman franchise with the movie Batman Begins, the movie achieved wide critical acclaim, and, subsequently generated, talk of a sequel. In the summer of 2008, after a vast amount of advertising and viral marketing, the highly anticipated sequel was finally released. The film 'The Dark Knight' grossed almost $67,165,092 in its first day and went on to break countless box office records. Later the next year the film won 2 Oscars and was nominated for a further 6, one award won was the 'Best Supporting Actor' award which the late Heath Ledger posthumously received, for his portrayal of the 'Joker'....   [tags: Film Analysis] 2223 words
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Tim Burton's Planet of the Apes and Mars Attacks - Science fiction is a genre that is centered around a society that has undergone extreme advances or major social and environmental transformations. Tim Burton’s films Planet of the Apes and Mars Attacks. both fall under the category of science fiction. In Planet of the Apes Captain Davidson of the United States Air Force has been hurled into a world unlike the one he has known, where apes are the rulers and humans are the ruled. In Mars Attacks. the United States, and eventually the entire planet, is under attack by an alien race out to destroy all humans....   [tags: science fiction films analysis] 1225 words
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The 911 Terrorist Attacks And The Ensuing Government Bureaucracy - McDonalds Machine Bureaucracy vs. Failure in various modern Institutional Bureaucracies to achieve their goals: Power Struggles, Inability to plan and anticipate disasters, blaming, and vague roles The bureaucratic failures of the United States Governmental agencies to prevent the 911 terrorist Attacks are a result of poor bureaucratic structure. This problem could be resolved by restructuring to attain a more health bureaucracy. One effective bureaucracy noted was that of the McDonalds Corporation....   [tags: Government]
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S-ARP is a Permanent Solution to ARP Spoofing Attacks - ... Also, any new pair of IPMAC is first verified by the probing technique before entering it in the database. On receiving the probe, the genuine system will respond with SYN/ACK or RST depending upon whether the port is open or not. This scheme is able to detect ARP spoofing attacks but it violates the network layering architecture. Ramachandran and Nandi [11, 12] checked inconsistencies of the addresses advertised by ARP request and TCP SYN packets. In order to build reliable IP–MAC pairs, they used the IP–MAC address advertised by ARP messages to build TCP SYN packets....   [tags: computer, database, detection] 1527 words
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Different Types of Security Attacks in Internet of Things - ... A device may listen to another network of devices that are communicating within themselves. In IoT, devices within our home interact with each other and will communicate with the server. So if an untrusted device is fixed in the home it will not only listen to the messages that are intended to it but also to all the messages. This problem may be reduced by having different routers for the communication. Using different ports for internal and external communications reduces the risk of eavesdropping of messages....   [tags: cloning, eaves dropping, ] 1002 words
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Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition System Attacks - ... 9). The manipulation of data through employee skill sets outside a critical infrastructure facility is a vulnerability not often mentioned, but it does enlighten a concern of the financial impacts associated with employee fraud that can indirectly affect energy production. The dilemma with cyber attacks other than attacks directly aimed toward the (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) system through insiders to some extent is evident. For an example, in 2008, a contractor who worked for an energy business that specialized in the oversight of ocean oil rig spills on the West Coast manipulated system data and accessibility making it unsuitable for use causing a substantial amou...   [tags: cyber threats, hacking] 857 words
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Terrorist Attacks: Pearl Harbour and The World Trade Center - ... The attack shocked many Americans and was actually intended to neutralize the U.S. Pacific Fleet but it seemed to just have fueled a rage for the Americans. The attack was going to protect Japan as they advanced into Malaya and Dutch East Indies where natural resources such as oil and rubber would be discovered. There had always been a possibility of war between Japan and the United States, but it wasn’t until 1931, invasion of Manchuria by Japan, that the real pressure began. Japan had slowly been expanding into China essentially taking them into the Second Sino-Japanese war....   [tags: japanese, islamic extremists] 958 words
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The Evolution of Cyber Attacks over the Past Years - In the chapter regarding cybercrime, the author notes that connections between corporations and crime are mentioned in the media starting in the second half of the last century. Only since 1970, did computer criminals start to make an appearance in corporate crime. In the 60s, the crimes mostly related to physical damage of either computer or telephone networks. In the 70s, crimes in the United States involved mostly destruction of computers or computing equipment. (Gethackingsecurity, 2012) It took time for cyber crime to become prevalent because criminals did not have computer access, nor did they possess the expertise to use computers for criminal activities....   [tags: cybercrime, hackers, white collar, cert]
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Government Acts to Prevent Future Terrorist Attacks - Government Acts to Prevent Future Attacks On September 11, 2001, a sequence of organized suicide attacks, conducted by al-Qaeda, occurred around 8 o’clock that morning. Earlier that morning, the four commercial passenger jet airliners, that were later crashed into buildings, were hijacked by nineteen al-Qaeda terrorists. These terrorists intentionally crashed two of the planes into the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center in New York City. The third was crashed into the Pentagon in Arlington, VA, and the fourth plane was crashed into a field in Pennsylvania....   [tags: Safety, Security, Programs]
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September 11th Attacks and Hunt for Osama Bin Laden - ... As the war progressed Obama felt that finding Bin Laden now had a high enough priority on The War on Terror. Shortly after he was elected Obama told the director of the CIA Leon Panetta that finding Bin Laden was a top priority (Obama). Starting in early 2008 Bin Laden was a high target for American intelligence and troops. As more time, effort and funding was available to the CIA through Obamas want to find Bin Laden, the CIA began to uncover a complex that could be the location of Bin Laden....   [tags: terrorism, military, search, leader] 1668 words
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A Review on Alleviation of Blackhole Attacks on AODV Protocol - In the paper [5] a solution to encounter black hole attack is proposed. Here, the AODV is modified. In order to check whether the route advertised exists and free of malicious nodes, the intermediate nodes should add the address of the next hop node in RREP packets. Once the source node receives the RREP packet, it finds the details of the next hop node and sends a Further request to the next hop node in order to verify the existence of the next hop node. The next hop node sends the Further reply packet to the source node to confirm the route information....   [tags: mobile nodes, RREP, MANET]
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Stereotyping of Muslims due to Terrorist Attacks Worldwide - ... In a Fox news article, Jeff differs with an African man who is saying that Achmed’s act is offensive to the Muslim religion and Jeff says, "Achmed makes it clear in my act that he is not Muslim, so I'm sorry the gentleman Khan didn't see my entire show”(Fox News,2008). Stating that Jeff’s comedic act was offensive was incorrect because in his act he never stated that Achmed was Muslim. Jeff Dunham just wants to “make the majority of people laugh, and I believe that comedy is the last true form of free speech"(Fox News, 2008)....   [tags: discrimination because of religion]
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Denial of Service Attacks - Denial of Service attacks (DoS) or Distributed Denial of Service Attacks (DDoS), have been around for many years, but only in the past few years have the frequency and magnitude of these attacks increased. They are a significant problem because they can shut an organization off from the Internet for extended periods of time and little can be done to stop them. DoS attacks occur when computer resources become unavailable to legitimate users after being exhausted by false requests for information (Houle and Weaver 1)....   [tags: Computers] 2204 words
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Beowulf Attacks Grendel's Mother - Beowulf Attacks Grendel's Mother (A Short Description of the Passage) Beowulf sees Grendel's mother in a cave. He tries to hit her with his sword, Unferth's Hrunting, but it fails to pierce her skin. So he throws the sword away and attacks the mother with his bare hands. He trusts "in his strength, his mighty hand-grip." Beowulf manages to throw Grendel's mother down; however, she quickly retaliates and is soon sitting on top of him. She tries to kill him with a dagger, but Beowulf's armor protects him this time....   [tags: Epic of Beowulf Essays]
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Beowulf Attacks the Dragon - Beowulf Attacks the Dragon. Beowulf makes his final boast. He says that, even though he is old, he shall “still seek battle, perform a deed of fame” by killing the dragon. (Norton59) He doesn't know how to grapple with the dragon, like he did with Grendel, so he will use a sword and shield. He tells his men that the outcome will be “with us at the wall as fate allots, the ruler of every man.” (59) He tells them to let him fight the monster alone, “By my courage I will get gold, or war will take your king, dire life-evil.” (60) *These three quotations indicate pagan elements of glory, not Christian.* eowulf approaches the barrow....   [tags: English Literature Essays]
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The Japanese Attack on Pearl Harbor and Subsequent American Attacks on Japan - During the morning of December 7th, 1941, Japan brutally launched a surprise attack on America that would commence four years of unforgiving battles between America and Japan. Before the attack occurred, Japan had written a 5000 word paper describing their intents and hinting that an attack was imminent, it was basically an informal declaration of war. This paper was called the 14-part message; the first half of the message was delivered to America the day before the attack began. The second half reached America at approximately 9am the morning of the attack, the message generally stated that all diplomatic relations tied between the United States and Japan would be broken off....   [tags: American history] 876 words
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A Comparison of the Attack on Pearl Harbor and the Terroist Attacks of September 11th, 2001 - ... The commander of the fleet radioed “TORA. TORA. TORA!” to his crew. (Pearl Harbor Film) Instantly torpedo bombs dropped to Hawaiian shallow seas. Bombs were being dropped over our ships and destroying our naval basis. It was clear that the Japanese we not going to show any mercy. Within Five minutes of the attack U.S. military officials had started attacking back at the Japanese. (Pearl Harbor Film) We were at a disadvantage because the Japanese had destroyed many of many of our battle ships....   [tags: veteran, prevent, survived, images] 1015 words
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Discussion of the Article The Influence of Economists on the Federal Reserve Act by Caporal - ... was under the National Bank Act of 1863 which itself had numerous issues making it unstable. With the tier banking system in place, lower ranking banks did not have adequate funds as they were allocated with fixed amounts and could not easily get additional funds. These details allow the reader to understand the obstacles that prevented the National Bank from succeeding and in search of a more indefinite solution without the fear of panic. Also, the author provides supporting information on why the branching system Canada uses would not be sufficient for the U.S....   [tags: banking, panic, economy]
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The Evolution of the Banking System - ... The instrument of pooling reserves was a true central bank action by the New York Clearinghouse. Modern central banks use this a method similar to this in times of monetary tightness. This instrument was not used, however, in subsequent panics of the National Banking Era along with the loan certificate arrangement. Even though effective, the members banks were not too thrilled with the idea of providing what was essentially uncompensated short-term loans to distressed banks, and this could be a reason its use was not repeated in subsequent episodes....   [tags: federal reserve, panic, debt] 1509 words
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Why Forced Military Participation is a Violation of Rights - ... If you allow such a policy millions upon millions of people will be running around weeping, screaming, and yelling. The whole country is going to be in chaos, an absolute uproar, not only would people need to be worried about wars in other countries, but what about the likely civil war that might take place in the United States. Don’t come here expecting that you can simply convince people that you can take away their ability to think for themselves and act for themselves. I believe, no I guarantee that the whole country will be in panic, so i implore you DO NOT pass this policy....   [tags: panic, untrained, talent] 601 words
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Deliberate Decision Making by Aircraft Pilots: A Simple Reminder to Avoid Decision Making Under Panic” by Stephen R. Murray - ... Airline and military accidents have a high percentage caused by poor decision making. It is normal for human to make errors. Changes in design are implemented to reduce the rate of occurrence but it can’t completely eliminate errors. Humans only have a single decision channel, which causes issues with simultaneous tasks. While trying to make a decision on a task, the brain can neglect or ignore other available information. The brain can also distort or change incoming information to reduce anxiety....   [tags: article analysis, aviation] 834 words
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Lesbian Honesty: Reading Between the Lines - ... In “Lesbian Panic”, under the heading “Sapphic Monstrosity”, Michel places the groundwork for the likelihood of a lesbian reading of Frankenstein with her substantiation of Shelley’s cultural framework. She expands on the lesbian panic, and the societal phobia of any female homosexuality. Of which, during Shelley’s time, the term Sapphist was used to describe a close female bond since their minds “and bodies had been corrupted from normal desires of their female bodies” (Michel 351). She argues that the creature in Frankenstein can possibly be read as the expression of this lesbian panic....   [tags: Mary Shelley, Frankenstein, Lesbian Panic]
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The September 11, 2001 Terrorist Attacks on America: The Division of Nations and Views - ... This was a war against terrorists primarily in the Middle East. The war is still ongoing, but President Obama hopes and plans to end the war this year. Despite President Obama’s plan, historian Mr. Michael Burleigh says “Terrorism is a tactic, so it's a bit like saying the Second World War was a war against Blitzkrieg, if you see what I mean” (Guy Raz, NPR News). This interpretation basically means that the war on terror is never going to end, because terrorism is not something that can be stopped because it is now incorporated in cultures and education without anyone even knowing....   [tags: national security, fbi, 9/11 commission]
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Sexting Among Teenage Girls and Boys - Over the last few years, there has been a lot of discussion and debate over the topic of sexting. It has become a widespread phenomenon, the number of teenage girls and boys, men and women who participate are rapidly increasing, and with this too comes the rise of moral panic within societies. Individuals within the communities are becoming more and more fearful, afraid and shocked at this new form of youth culture hysteria. Although young people ‘expressing’ their sexuality has become much more open and free as of the last decade or so, the real uproar of panic is due to the risks they involving themselves in as well as the damage and harm they are inflicting on themselves, whether they kno...   [tags: moral panic, damage, harm, subculture]
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11-M: March 11, 2004 Madrid Train Bombings - 11M: March 11, 2004 Madrid Train Bombings The September 11, 2001 attacks on the United States were felt worldwide. All countries feared seeing the tall Twin Towers and strong Pentagon being attacked by Islamist extremist members of Al-Qaeda. Although multiple countries prepared themselves to prevent an attack of such magnitude, Spain was not spared. In the morning of March 11, 2004 during rush hour, a series of 10 explosions in four locations occurred almost simultaneously in the mass transit rail system....   [tags: terrorist attacks]
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Protecting Against Terrorist Attacks in Urban Environments: Explosion Protection for Buildings - Introduction Blast protection, until recently, has only needed to be considered when constructing underground shelters and military bunkers. Currently, however, there is a need for urban buildings and similar structures used consistently by the general public to withstand forces from nearby explosions. This need is due to the recent climb in terrorist attacks in urban or crowded environments. These attacks have used the lack of blast resistance in these buildings as a means for creating widespread havoc through detonating an improvised explosive device (IED)....   [tags: Blast Protection]
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How Can We Be More Prepared for Terrorist Attacks on US Soil? - Introduction If we have learned nothing else in recent years, we know that protecting the United States requires a multi-faceted approach to prevention, innovation, and response. In December of 2003, the President issued Homeland Security Directive (HSPD)-8 to establish a federal policy that aims to strengthen our preparedness against many types of emergencies, including terrorist response. Unfortunately, the approach taken by many departments in emergency response is to use examples based upon prior experience, but prior experience leans heavily on natural disasters rather than the unique characteristics of terrorist incidents....   [tags: warr on terror, homeland security] 2011 words
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Law Enforcement Innovations in Reaction to The 9/11 Terrorist Attacks and the Virginia Tech Massacre - The terrorist attacks to the World Trade Center towers in New York City on September 11, 2001 has changed the way federal, state and local police departments communicate with each other, their structures, and operations. The new federal organization known as Homeland Security set out to coordinate their work at the state level, collect, analyze and share pertinent information and intelligence, protect key infrastructure and assets, secure the nation’s borders and ports, team up with federal and local task forces, and prepare new response training, equipment, systems and strategies (Foster and Cordner, 2005)....   [tags: Social Issues, Terrorism] 1075 words
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Attacks on Religious Figures in Chronicle of a Death Foretold, by Gabriel Garcia Marquez - ... Thus, lack of Catholic ideals causes the villagers to become susceptible to the influence of negative figures as well as causing them to portray the characteristics of the corrupted authority figures. The negative influence that the bishop has on the village can be seen in the villager’s preparation for his arrival. In preparation for the bishop, some people had ‘placed sick people in the archway to receive God’s medicine’ (21). The metaphor ‘God’s medicine’ refers to the bishop’s blessing, which is a symbol of hope and saviour for the village....   [tags: bishop, catholic, authority] 918 words
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September 11th Attacks Launched the United States' Global War on Terrorism - ... One project which could have potentially provided crucial insight for how to transition power back to the Iraqis was shut down by Rumsfeld. Titled the Future of Iraq Project, Rumsfeld successfully pushed to shut it down because he had no control over it. When the program was transferred to the DOD, Rumsfeld went as far as excluding former team members from joining the new team because they were not “pentagon people.” Tensions both within and outside the DOD had already established a negative tone with respect to interagency cooperation....   [tags: interagency operations, military, Iraq] 1597 words
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