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Trojan Horses Operating System
2,148 wordsSecurity is the discipline of using effective protection measures to safeguard important assets from abuse. In other words, security is about protecting important things. Protection involves not just mechanisms (such as locks and doors), but also proper selection and use of mechanisms. Properly applied, the various disciplines of information security really come down to risk management that is not fundamentally different from risk management in other situations such as finance and insurance. In ...
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Trojan Horses Unauthorized Access
1,176 words... ) and checksum-based change detection tools. Design of configuration review tools requires intimate knowledge of the system, but no knowledge of the worm code. Another class of add-on tools is the intrusion detection tool. This is somewhat analogous to the PC monitoring software, but is usually more complex. This tool reviews series of commands to determine if the user is doing something suspicious. If so, the system manager is notified. One type of network security tool is the wrapper progr...
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Credit Card Number Trojan Horses
857 wordsInternet security is a heightening concern with the high-speed Internet connections most consumers are going to. When youre on the Internet you are open to a variety of security threats like viruses, Trojan horses, Identity theft, E-mail monitoring, Website monitoring, and even death in the worst-case scenarios. Virus can do a lot of damage to your system if you let them get on. They can delete files that are critical for your system to run properly. They can gather personal information from you...
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Carnegie Mellon Trojan Horses
745 wordsInternet Security Internet is a computer network consisting of a worldwide network of computer networks that use the TCP/IP network protocols to facilitate data transmission and exchange. Years ago Internet was used only in military and science institutions. But later this network gained popularity among the common people. Nowadays, more than 13 million computers in 195 countries on every continent, even Antarctica are connected to Internet. We may say that a new era had began an era of virtual ...
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Trojan Horses Anti Virus
4,734 wordsIntroduction In Electronic Crime Electronic Crime Introduction In the past decade, computer and networking technology has seen enormous growth. It is now possible for people all over the world to communicate and share information from virtually anywhere. This growth however, has not come without a price. With the advent of the " Information Highway" , as its coined, a new methodology in crime has been created. Electronic crime has been responsible for some of the most financially devas...
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Floppy Disks Trojan Horses
823 wordsDo Not Open This Email Warning: New virus Do not delete! is probably the most common phrase in the subject line of email today. If not those words exactly, then something similar warning people of the most recent viruses circulating through the Internet. There are several ways viruses can be downloaded, but viruses are not the only downloadable nemeses. Thankfully, America Online provides many tips for safety precautions. Learning how viruses can and cannot be downloaded, while educating oneself...
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Anti Virus Software Trojan Horses
1,469 wordsComputer Viruses Probably one of the most misunderstood phenomenon of the computer world is the computer virus. The misconceptions and panic caused by these technological viruses are responsible for more destruction to the computer world than the viruses themselves. There is also the belief that all computer viruses cause damage to a computer, when in fact, there are many viruses used to do good when they infect a computer. Unfortunately, the public only tends to listen to those who have very li...
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Trojan Horses Kevin Mitnick
3,444 wordsby Pc Perps PC Perps by David Stone PC Perps Near the end of the Vietnam War, two college students break into a bank computer using the college+s computer and transfer $ 25, 000 from the Grand Old Party National Committee+s account into the Black Panthers+. One of the students is caught, arrested and prosecuted the other gets away (Sneakers). In 1983, a high school student uses his home computer to try and steal some gaming software from a California vendor+s mainframe and ends up in the Pentago...
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