White Collar Crimes U S News World Report
1,567 wordsAs much as $ 40 billion are lost every year due to flourishing computer crimes. In 1993 alone, Internet, the world wide system of computer networks, was swindled out of approximately $ 2 billion, and about $ 50 million were stolen from various companies such as GTE Corp. , AT&T, Bell Atlantic and MCI (Meyer and Underwood 45). Ironically these same organizations have been collaborating with software manufacturers for an expanded software production (Cook 53). Multinational corporations and intern...
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Windows Nt Windows 95
318 wordsThis lesson will tell you how, armed with even the lamest of on-line services such as America Online and the Windows 95 operating system, you can do some fairly serious Internet hacking -- today! In this lesson we will learn how to: Use secret Windows 95 DOS commands to track down and port surf computers used by famous on-line service providers. Telnet to computers that will let you use the invaluable hacker tools of Download hacker tools such as port scanners and password crackers designed Use ...
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Millions Of Dollars Crimes Committed
1,350 wordsNew times bring new crimes. It's a story as old as humanity and as new as the Internet. First comes cars, then car thieves follow. Telephones are followed by telephone fraud. Now we " ve got computers... To make home, school, and office life easier, society relies on computers. As a result of this dependency, computer use grows everyday. Along with the growing use of computers comes widespread computer crime. With the Internet becoming increasingly popular, more and more people are becoming comp...
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Law Enforcement Agencies White Collar Crime
1,194 wordsComputers and Crime As our technology has greatly advanced over the past 50 years, our businesses, people, and its governments have been greatly affected by this new technology. With the vast capabilities of computers, the Internet, storage capability, and the manipulation of data, today's world has been changed forever. Although the benefits greatly outweigh the disadvantages, unless we take a more serious look at this new technology, more people will be hurt, from businesses, families, individ...
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505 wordsWhile online exploration opens a world of possibilities for children, expanding their horizons and exposing them to different cultures and ways of life, they can be exposed to many dangers as they hit the road exploring the information highway. If not used properly, the Internet may be severely damaging to the mental and physical health of children. There are many different hazards on the Internet. Chatting on the Internet, which enables people as well as children to communicate, without reveali...
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1,551 wordster> Shopping on the Internet is increasing but would you do business this way? The Internet? s popularity has dramatically escalated over the past few years and has become an integral part of daily life. It has wide spread uses ranging from, obtaining information, downloading files, business advertisement to Internet commerce, which plays a major part in Internet practice. Our social structure is pressuring society to connect to the Internet, with schools world wide becoming more Web ...
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880 wordsIt's 2139 and Charles Stimatra, head of the ITEDRC (International Time Exploration and Defense Research Company), has figured out a formula and machine enabling one person at a time to be transported to another time. The glitch he is working on is the person can only be estimated where he will be when he gets transported. The closest they can get is three kilometers within the configured destination. Seven out of twenty three men have been lost and killed because one ended up inside a rock, anot...
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A War On Drugs Becomes Terrorism
1,265 wordsThe so-called war on drugs has long been an issue in the national press. As long as I can remember, campaigns like "just say no" have been encouraging children to stay away from illegal drugs. In the last few years, however, simple slogans have mutated into aggressively and often erroneously exaggerated media assaults. The purpose of such messages is to frighten drug users and prospective drug users into abstaining from use and to turn the public eye onto drugs in general. Two television commerc...
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858 wordsExperts believe fallout from September 11 could continue through computer infiltration. In the Internet Age, when communications speed across national boundaries, terrorist groups are winning the cyber space battle. Leading security experts predict that it is only several years before a terrorist or rouge nation is capable of an online hacker-style attack against the United States, causing massive failure of such crucial elements as banking for the financial markets, transportation systems, the ...
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678 wordsTo lead the information technology revolution, Microsoft has to constantly to upgrade its products. This gives a competitive edge to the Microsoft over its competitors. If you analyze the history of Microsoft, you can aware it almost introduced new products or enhanced products now and then so as to retain its market share. With business strategies and technological innovations, it is able to keep away its competitors like Netscape, UNIX, and IBM etc. In continuance of its research and developme...
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Recommendations Report For Biometric Security Product
676 wordsThis report is going to be focused on the issues of the internet security, particularly on the issues of Biometric Security Products. The company that the recommendations report is being done for is made up company called Para Not Now Incorporated. (PNN) The security and privacy of all computer users has been compromised by the advancement of computer technology. As the complexity and potential of computers, computer hardware, and computer software increases, so is seen a steady increase in the ...
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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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897 wordsFirst, we have to understand these type of computer crimes such as below because they will let us know the computer crimes often happen in our lives. 1. unauthorized use, access, modification, copying, and destruction of software or data (Bill Smith, the computer consultant, was convicted under recently enacted statutes covering this category of crimes); 2. theft of money by altering computer records or theft of computer time; 3. theft or destruction of hardware; 4. use or conspiracy to use comp...
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Cyber Terrorism Recent Study
1,258 wordsThe face of global terrorism as we knew it to be 50 odd years ago is changing rapidly with the advancement of technology in today? s society. Be it a kid trying to get his kicks bypassing the security or his local Internet Service Provider, or an established terrorist trying to get classified information, the amount of funds we put into protecting ourselves from cyber terrorism is not nearly enough if we were to think about what could be at harm. The vulnerability of commercial systems to cyber ...
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1,353 wordsThe history of the Internet dates back to the days of the Cold War between the United States and Russia in the 1960 s. The United States Department of Defense began by using a very basic Internet, which consisted of four computer mainframes, which were connected to each other via phone lines. These connections were used to share military information and its primary use was to communicate military research. However, these computers differed from our modern day computers. They were very large, som...
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Access To The Internet Chat Rooms
2,399 wordsBeam me up, Scottie. This popular line from Star Trek was a demonstration of the advanced technology of the future. Though it was a fictional story, Star Trek became the universal vision of the future. As always reality tends to mimic fiction. Though our society has not quite resulted to living in space, we have made life easier with technology. Economic survival has become more dependent upon information and communications bringing forth new technology of which was never thought possible. Just ...
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Send And Receive Millions Of People
2,082 wordsThe Internet The Internet is, literally, a network of networks. It is made of thousands of interconnected networks spanning the globe. The computers that form the Internet range from huge mainframes in research establishments to humble PCs in peoples homes and offices. Despite the recent publicity, the Internet is not a new thing. Its roots lie in a collection of computers that were linked together in the 1970 s to form the US Department of Defenses communications systems. Fearing the consequenc...
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Main Computer Computers One
554 wordsSince the first computer was made in the late fifties, the technology has developed extremely. Computers which took the place of a living-room then, are now being made in creditcard-formats. More and more areas are being taken over the computer. As computers are capable of handling large amounts of data in a very showtime, they are well suited for word processing. I guess that it wont be long till all the paper-archives are replaced by magnetic tapes and diskettes. A diskette can contain much mo...
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Pac Bell Employee Pac Bell Mitnick
282 wordsKevin Mitnick, an unemployed computer programmer was cyberspaces most wanted hacker. He could easily hack into top secret security and wiretap anybody, anywhere at anytime. When looking for information, Mitnick would make a few phone calls to Pac Bell offices pretending to be a Pac Bell employee. With his confidence, human nature and knowing the jargon, few challenge him on his request for data (hackers call this social engineering). Many people wonder what Mitnick's motive was. For one thing it...
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Millions Of Dollars Crime Victims
801 wordsLegislative attention to computer crimes grew dramatically in the early 1980 s, as computers became increasingly central to the conduct of business and politics. Instances of hackers, especially among young people, accessing government computer files for sport were becoming alarmingly frequent. A popular culture mythology developed, founded on the ex posts of what were regarded as rebel heroes who could single-handedly spy on and sabotage the vast machinations of the corporate and government est...
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