By this way a hacker could find the unprotected ways to your valuable data and fix them against a possible unauthorized access try to your data. For instance, Kevin MITNICK is a hacker who seeks for the weaknesse... ... middle of paper ... ... their privacy while surfing on web. Thus, people are afraid from hackers. Hackers could affect their friendships, relationships, negatively or stole something from them. Also governments are in the scope of some hacker protester groups such as RedHack in Turkey and Anonymous.
Policeweblab.com virus Policeweblab.com virus is termed as a dangerous threat which targets poorly protected computers to accomplish its vicious task. The virus is capable of blocking access to internet, disabling system programs and rendering computer useless. The destructive program cunningly disguises as a legal enforcement institution to scare PC users in an attempt to steal money from them. The virus is categorized as ransomware because it uses dirty tricks to extort ransom. This virus invades a targeted PC with the help of Trojan.
On the other hand hackers are an essential help when we are in trouble and someone needs to find info inside a cellphone to try and help if someone is missing. There are two kinds of hackers; the most familiar is described as a criminal, dangerous and devious. The other kind is not as familiar and behaves in more ethical ways. Background A hacker is defined as a computer enthusiast or a microcomputer user who attempts to gain unauthorized access to proprietary computer systems (dictionary.com). Another definition found Criminal Hacking Criminal Hackers terrorize the world using their computer skills to make viruses that can damage a computer.
Hacking is the process of introducing vulnerabilities, weaknesses, flaws or risks in the computer network or software or computer system. Not always hacking is used to attack a computer system. There is a term called Ethical hacking which means hacking with permission. There is a difference between hacking and ethical hacking. Hacking might be for the thrill or to steal information or take control of an application or portal by an intelligent programmers or network admins.
There are, in fact, several types of hackers that exist; white hat hackers, black hat hackers, grey hat, elite, neophyte, blue hat, and hacktivist. Black hat hacker are called crackers and "they violates computer security for little reason beyond maliciousness or for personal gain" (Moore, 2005) Today, most people who are not computer professionals use the term 'hacker' to define cracker. Black hackers conduct illegal activities through computer. On the other hand, white hat hackers are considered to be "good" since they do not hack to harm others. Their intention is study networks and computers with hacker set of mind to find vulnerabilities and weakness and provide with recommendation on how to improve to protect from black hat hackers.
Hacking Describe a negative aspect of ICT’s impact on the information society. Describe how ICT has brought this about and what society is has done in response to it. Abstract Hacking has been and still disease different societies suffer from. The essay aims to provide the reader with knowledge regarding the effects hacking caused to our society, and how the society responded and tried to solve or minimize those effects. Different issues regarding hacking are discussed, such as the motivations that were behind guiding hackers who were at first computer professional to perform unauthorized activities, at the same time a discussion about the types of attacks can be found.
A hacker is a hacker and seen as a criminal in the eyes of the law. Any true hackers should seek knowledge in a better manner. Many ex-hackers have found jobs as security advisors for large corporations. A possible solution to stopping the widespread computer underground would be to offer more courses in school relating to networking and system security. This would not only teach students system analysis, but also ethics.
Syntactic hacking attack is when a hacker has a malicious intent to hack into one’s system by using viruses and worms (Bhardwaj and Singh). Viruses are programs that replicate themselves and attach to other programs (Gangradeen). However, worms are running programs that duplicate over networks using procedure (Gangradeen). Many people and firms are at risk of being hacked. There have been instances where people have used their hacking skills to commit crimes such stealing classified information (Thomas).
An intentional breach to digital security often involves a deliberate act that is against the law.1 Cybercrime refers to online or Internet-based illegal acts such as distributing malicious software or committing identity theft. Perpetrators of cybercrime typically fall into one of these categories: hacker, cracker, script kiddie, corporate spy, unethical employee, cyberextortionist, and cyberterrorist. The term hacker refers to someone who accesses a computer or network illegally. Some hackers claim the intent of their security breaches is to improve security. A cracker also is someone who accesses a computer or network illegally but has the intent of destroying data, stealing information, or other malicious action.
The malicious hackers is the person who likes getting into other people’s system . Black hat is used to discribe a hacker who break into a computer system or network with malicious intent . Unlike white hat , the black hat takes advantage of the break in perhaps destroying files or stealing data for some future purpose. White hat hackers describes a hacker who identifies a security weakness in a computer system or network but instead of taking malicious advantage of it . They will allow the system‘s owners to fix it before can be taken advantage by others .