Also governments are in the scope of some hacker protester groups such as RedHack in Turkey and Anonymous. These hackers groups had hacked some of the governments systems and stole data as a protest. To conclude, in the world we live in computers, mobile phones, TV’s, network connections are in everywhere. These beautiful technology products threats privacy of the data. Hackers could easily own our private data by hacking but on the other hand hacking is an excellent way to find & fix vulnerabilities and build stronger defense systems.
Hacking, as we know, is present in our society. From time to time, we see on the news how a website or a database was hacked and passwords or even some credit cards information have been stolen. All of these events affect our communities and make us wonder how safe we are from a cyber-attack, after all, all of important data like our social security number are stored on databases. Even government agencies have suffered this intrusion from a hacker that has put at risk the safety of its citizens. How it all did begin and how it affects our society?
The Internet is a vast web of interconnecting threads. It’s a great tool to search, pay bills, and educate yourself on current events. However, the Internet is a means for criminals to spy on and steal your personal information. Since the boom of the Internet, more and more criminals are getting a way with millions of dollars due to fraud. With criminals adapting to the new technologies preventing fraud, the chances of having your private information stolen is quite high.
As the internet grows vastly the more dangerous it becomes to its users. With the new advances in technology cyberspace fraud has been increasing. These new advances have made the internet vulnerable to various kinds of e-commerce fraud. New techniques to detect and prevent cyber fraud have been developed to discover and prevent criminals before the fact, rather than after the damage have been done. Individuals and businesses should recognize each new cyber attack and make themselves aware of the consequences each attack can create.
US government is accused of taking over others’ human right. They claim that people should panic if they are not doing illegal things. People argue that they should not be watched if they are not doing illegal things. In addition, government prepares for cyber war or activities include both defense and offense. US National Security Agency looks for computer network operators.
Snowden released numerous documents via internet that were private to the NSA; these leaks revealed the dirty work the NSA and government have ... ... middle of paper ... ...A was watching their every moment at this very second? Would insecurities develop? Would their sanity be at stake? This is why limits and regulations should be bolted onto the NSA to prevent further intrusive, unnecessary surveillance on innocent people; we must protect our freedoms. Remember, they are always watching.
Proposal in Criminal protection of the electronic contracts in Saudi Arabia System A comparative analytic study Presented by Introduction The use of modern technology in the Internet enable rapid information exchange among people, which never experienced by human before. This notion encouraged many individuals prefer to end their trade contracts and legal actions through online network trade. Although, electronic commerce mainly depend on the computer system and the use of this technique showed many problems in the scientific and legal levels of network transactions. However, the emergence of the internet hackers made major effects on both local and international levels. In particular, many people claim that poor legislations and law enforcement create incentives for internet hackers to intensify their fraudulent activities on the Internet.
Government surveillance programs use supercomputers that analyze massive amounts of data, and it has been said that the surveillance network can reach about 75 percent of the internet. The Idea of the government spying on citizens angers some and eases some. Supporters claim that domestic eavesdropping is crucial to ensuring the country's safety during the war on terrorism. Critics claim that the spying program is another direct affront to the public's civil liberties, since they claim it violates privacy rights guaranteed by the Fourth Amendment. Some may think the actions the government has been doing have been unconstitutional; however that is incorrect, “in situations deemed to be emergencies, executive-branch agencies such as the NSA were entitled to eavesdrop without a warrant” (“Surveillance”).
The CFAA has imprisoned many people, and many people want changes to the CFAA today. The CFAA was made to cover the majority of computer crimes. The Computer Fraud and Abuse Act was created because the United States Secret Service, and other government agencies needed a law to allow them to investigate cyber-crimes. The United States government also needed a way to discourage and stop people from hacking, accessing data, and many other internet crimes from a government computer. With computers on the rise, and the government converting to computers, the government needed a way to discourage and prosecute someone that damaged or gained access to the government’s information, and any other kind of computer.
Maybe. Many crimes are committed on computers everyday whether it be credit card hacks, stolen identities, or even social media accounts taken. Cyber attacks may lead people to distrust the cyber community and the people behind cyber protection. With security being a major part of our country 's problems, the government is cracking down on