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“The first ruling against the NSA's surveillance program was handed down in December by Judge Richard Leon of Federal District Court for the District of Columb... ... middle of paper ... ...he ever expanding internet is safe or private. However, there are ways for one to protect themselves, and create a blanket of privacy while using the internet in this new technological era. Works Cited Angwin, Julia. “Privacy Tools: Opting Out from Data Brokers.” Propublica. 30 Jan. 2014.
Here are the most common ways to steal one’s identity: Stolen Wallet – Taking wallet that a person missed accidentally or pickpocket. Pilfered Mail – Stealing information from one’s mail. Computer Virus – Infecting the computer to obtain passwords and other information of one’s identity from the computer. Phishing – An attack through electronic communication to steal identity information by camouflaging as a trustworthy entity. Dumpster Diving – An act of going after one’s discarded statements, bills, solicitations etc.
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One of the most common cybercrimes is Theft. Theft is basically taking or stealing someone else’s possessions to make them your own without that person’s consent. Cost of theft to United States companies is approximately $250 billion a year. When a person steals someone’s personal identification information, such as social security number, birth name and/or other individualized information, unlawfully for their own personal use, they have consumed that person’s identity and is referred to as identity theft. Cyber criminals hack into common places that store would store people’s personal information such as credit cards ... ... middle of paper ... ...
This clearly proven this hacking issue was done by them. The hacking issues not only happen from hackers to organization, but also attacked personal property like bank account, Facebook account, ATM card password, and so much. Hacking is a cyberethic issue which bring the meaning of use a computer to gain unauthorized access to information and data in a system without the intention of destroying data (Hacking, 2004). Hacking is done by someone called Hacker. A hacker utilizes a... ... middle of paper ... ... madleets’ Takes credit.
Real examples can include ones like Netflix, Hulu, or Amazon Prime. The fake websites, such as one offering to great of a deal to imagine are often attempts of fraud, to gain access to credit card information. Another way of committing fraud is the sending of fake emails through Craigslist to make the victim think that he/she is getting a great deal. This type of fraud has to do with shipping. Criminals send fake emails out from a company such as PayPal, saying that the money is being held until the victim replies to the email with a tracking number.
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