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...Attacks Cyber attacks have become a potential menace to internal security of United s in today’s era of globalization. Today, USA is heavily dependent on “Information Infrastructure”, this includes information systems, networks, and communication systems. Since information infrastructure is increasingly critical to daily affairs, it has become a growing target for disruption and destruction by terrorsist movements and adversaries of USA. Various literatures have documented the issue of security threat through cyber attacks. An article written by Yochi J. Dreazen and Siobhan Gorman reveals that the US cyber infrastructure is vulnerable to attacks. The truth is “it is struggling... Cyber...
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Injection attacks
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...Attacks Definition Injection attacks refer to the introduction of malicious s or scripts into a program or web application from an external source (Patel, Mohammed & Soni, 2011). An example includes an input field provided by web application to gather input from an end-user. It makes use of unavailability of accurate input or output data validation. Thus, the injected malicious code would execute as being a part of the application. Types of Injection Attacks 1. SQL injection Kolhe and Adhikari (2014) define SQL injection as a code injection attack involving the insertion of malicious SQL statements into an entry field for subsequent execution so as to attack the database and perform... Injection...
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Terrorist Attacks
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...attacks around the globe have forced the insurance companies to exclude the terrorism cover from their fundamental policies. The governments of several countries have taken an initiative and formed different financial reinsurance backups to support the insured property, apart from the conventional policies. In UK, Pool re is a mutual enterprise of the insurers and the British government. The government acts as a financial backup in case of a terror attack. Other countries like Austria ('Terrorpool Austria'), France (GAREAT), Germany (Extremus Versicherungs AG), Spain (Consorcio de Compensacin de Seguros), Australia (ARPC), USA (TRIA), the Netherlands (NHT... Conclusion Massive damages due to terrorist...
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Mumbai Attacks
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...Attacks Introduction Most serious attack in recent history of India is the terrorist attack on 26th November 2008 in Mumbai. A group of Pakistani terrorist conducted this attack. They were trained by Pakistan’s Army. Inter Service Intelligence of Pakistan supported this incident. It was a major attack. A series of attacks were done by the Pakistani terrorist group. They were 10 in numbers. The multiple attacks were lasted for 60hours. It resulted in death of 180 people including foreign people. The whole world was shocked that attack. India faced a serious impact for this. Terrorist attack in this country highlighted its security and crisis management problem. The main objective... of the...
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Cyber attacks
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...attacks are the most prominent one. Cyber attacks approach the target in a non traditional way. Due to inequity in the military strengths, hackers attack this critical infrastructure affecting both the economy as well as the military sector of the country (SANS: Critical infrastructure protection). It could be operated by the government or the private sector, both Networks... Full Paper Introduction The world is becoming modernized with advanced computing integration in almost every industry. In thedeveloped countries, integration of advance computing infrastructure is installed for operating services related to E commerce, industrial and financial sector. New innovative integration of system control...
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Cryptography Attacks
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...Attacks Cryptography is a science of communication that specializes in secure communication in the presence of a third party commonly referred to as adversaries. According to the Oxford English dictionary, an adversary is an enemy or a person who poses an amount of risk to others. Cryptography is a science of secure communication using unique codes to disguise the information thereby making it inaccessible by third parties. Presumably, the American government has a several enemies all of which will do anything to access some of the information in the government databases (Oded, 2001). This is further compounded by the constant need for government agencies to share information over... ?Cryptography...
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Terrorist Attacks
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...Attacks Until September 11, 2001, United s of America had limited experience concerning terrorist attacks on their soil. They had only experienced attack overseas during the early 1970’s as most terrorists focused on hijackings airlines and overseas bombings. Some terrorist main domestic attack during the 1990s was the Oklahoma City bombing (Rockmore, 2011). All these attacks were addressed through the criminal justice system that existed by then. Under that legal system, the foreign intelligence surveillance act as well as host of other statutes and regulations, government, domestic intelligence collection and also the exchange of information collected by foreign and domestic agencies... Terrorist...
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Cyber Attacks
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...attacks from the angered sides. As an illustration, the terrorism... Legal and Constitutional Issues in Fight against Terror s] Involvement of laws in recognition of various loopholes that terrorism continues to exploit in perpetrating destructive activities is critical in modern legal regimes. In view of the various legal and constitutional perspectives that terrorism issues continue to occupy, rapid changes in way of life, technology and legal authority to respond determine how countering terrorism progresses. In this discussion, the role of the Department of Homeland Security in countering terrorism as backed by various laws forms a brief introduction to the underlying issues. A background of origin...
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Web Server Application Attacks
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...Attacks Reg Submitted Web Server Application Attacks Part 1 Common Web Application Attacks and their Control 1. SQL Injection Vulnerabilities In this type of web application attack, malicious SQL queries execute unexpected actions through web applications, and disturb the back-end of the web application. To prevent this attack, user input in web application must always be validated before sending to the web server for action. This keeps the web application safe from malicious user inputs. 2. Session Security Vulnerabilities When session ID’s are sequential and persistent or when session tokens are not protected, one user may access another user’s data through assuming... ? Web Server Application Attacks...
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Cyber Attacks and Security
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...Attacks In the current age of advanced technology and the advance of the Internet, security issues have continued to emerge to organizations. Terrorism has evolved from the conventional form to include terrorism that is perpetuated over the Internet. One example of this nuisance is the use of cyber-attacks, which refers to the intentional compromise of a computer system through the Internet or the intentional tracking of a user on the net (Lewis, 2011). This means that cyber-attack has two broad definitions, the first definition being the unauthorized gathering of information about a user. This type of cyber attack constitutes the insertion of a computer virus into the end user’s computer... ?Cyber...
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Types of Network Attacks
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...attacks: There is a variety of network attacks reported by researchers and information assurance professionals which keep targetingthe government and private industry in a staggering number. It is a great concern of both the government and private industry to get rid of them by using the defense mechanisms identified by information assurance professionals in the past but significant research is still in continuation on this particular subject. It is reported that the number of attacks has doubled by two times since the introduction of World Wide Web due to which some say that the number of network attacks has become unprecedented now and the faster effective defense actions... are taken...
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Detecting Jamming Attacks
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...Attacks Introduction The sharing of wireless connectivity has exposed fraudulent threats to users through theadmission of unauthorized parties who disrupts the signals. This causes jamming attacks that interfere with the internet reception and sharing of data. Jamming attacks occur when a device is denied access to services due to an interference of the internet by an illegal hacker or jammer. The disruption is normally caused to the radio signals by the use of a crushed signal at the same frequency level. Jamming attacks can obstruct the normal function of wireless networks and measures should be adopted to avoid such scenarios. As a result, the first measure towards avoiding... Detecting Jamming...
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Denial of Service Attacks
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...attacks on Internet-connected systems can be particularly virulent. Agreed. DoS attacks can be termed both primitive and deadly. It is one of those diseases of the computer world that have been around for quite some time (in fact it is amongst the earliest and most well-known). This is not to say that there are no preventive measures but the preventive measures do not undermine the potency of DoS attacks. Quite simply a denial-of-service attack attempts to make computer resources unavailable to its intended users. DoS attacks are usually targeted at major websites or services hosted on high-profile web servers such as banks, credit card payment gateways or even... Introduction: Denial of Service (DoS)...
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Side Channel Attacks
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...Attacks Side Channel Attacks Introduction Security in computing and communication system has been a major concern, and a number of researches have been conducted with the aim of finding a way of addressing it. Zhou and Feng (2011) state that cryptographic algorithms, which includes among other things public key ciphers, symmetric ciphers, and hash functions make up primitives that can be employed as building blocks to put up a security mechanism that target specific goals. The cryptographic primitive is viewed in two different perspectives. Firstly, it is viewed as an abstract of black box or mathematical object. Secondly, it can be run to a particular program to present specific... ? Side Channel...
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Attacks on Abortion Providers
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...ATTACKS ON ABORTION PROVIDERS Attacks on Abortion Service Providers s Attacks on Abortion Service Providers It is a preconceived notion that violence of any kind is an effective way of achieving an objective. The recent bombings on the abortion service provider clinics, and the statistics presented by National Abortion Federation for the last 30 years prove this point. Be it violence against illegal actions like conducting abortions, or other social concerns such as slavery, it is indeed considered as the only way out. It is also perceived that abolitionists and anti-abortion extremists use violence for strategic and symbolic reasons. In their view, violence is not an extremist approach... Running head:...
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September 11, 2001 Attacks
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...Attacks September 11, 2001 Attacks Introduction For years to come, many will remember where they were and what they were doing on September 11, 2001 a day that is known as one of the “most shocking” days in US history (Traugott et al 2002, p. 511). For many of us, with the help of information technology, the events were witnessed in real time. With initial bewilderment we witnessed the first commercial airplane crash into the first tower of the World Trade Center. When the second commercial airplane crashed into the second tower of the World Trade Center, bewilderment turned to fear. Only after the towers collapsed and news of a similar attack on the Pentagon and an attempt... ?September 11, 2001 Attacks ...
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Cases of cyber attacks
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...Attacks Cases of Cyber Attacks The historical landscape of how wars are fought changed drastically when Information Technology was used by developed countries to attack one another. Instead of bullets and guns, critical websites of government and news agencies are hacked or defaced to express political statement and display of IT power. In this paper, a comparison of three cases of cyber terrorism would be discussed to enable people understand the nature, power and threat caused by cyber attacks. Likewise, the governments’ initiatives to response to similar threats in the future are also included in this report. The case of the cyber attack in Estonia. In 2007, Estonia experienced... ? Cases of Cyber...
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Heart attacks and stress
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...attacks and stress Introduction Stress is not only the major cause psychological problems, but it can cause chronic physical problems such as cancer, AIDS, heart attacks etc. Our body and its functioning are directly connected to the mental activities. Earlier many people thought that body and mind are two different entities. Moreover many thought that even if some problems occur to the body, mind will be safe and vice versa. But as per the recent research findings both body and mind complement each other in their functioning and the strength of both body and mind is important for the overall health of a person. Medicine Net (2010) has reported that if left unmanaged, stress can lead... to...
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Cyber -Attacks on America
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...Attacks on America Introduction The 11 September terrorist attack on the US exposed the vulnerability of the country to foreign attack in a way not witnessed in a long time. Since then, the public, media and even the federal government have been on alert to avert any future attacks by undertaking appropriate precautionary measures. In addition to these physical attacks, the US now faces another form of attack, cyber-attacks, against computer networks that crucially serve the economy and security of the nation. Attackers target organizations across the various sectors of the economy including both private and government institutions (Sanger & Perlroth, 2013). These include voice communication...
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Web Server Application Attacks
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...Attacks Web Server Attacks Common Attacks on Web Servers Denial of Service One of the attacks on web servers is theDenial of Service (DoS) attack. Such an attack could target the web server or the network utilities that support it with the intention of hindering or denying legitimate users from leveraging the web server services. One mitigation strategy for DoS attacks is to configure a web server in such a way aimed at letting it limit its consumption of OS resources. Some of the particular methods to accomplish this would be to set a limit on the level of hard drive space designated for uploads and installation of web content on logical partitions or hard drives that are different... Web Server...
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9/11 Terrorist Attacks
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...attacks come as such a surprise to most Americans Was the Bush administration's response to 9/11 justified "The 9/11 attacks were a shock, but they should not have come as a surprise. Islamist extremists had given plenty of warning that they meant to kill Americans indiscriminately and in large numbers."1 However we may choose to view it in retrospective, when they happened the 9/11 attacks were definitely both a surprise and profound shock to most American people. Prior to that fateful day in September of 2001, the American people did not have experience of terrorism from close quarters, except for the Oklahoma incident and relatively minor World Trade Center incident of 1993... Why did the 9/11...
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Cyber/digital attacks
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...attacks Number Cyber attacks Cyber-attacks are a deliberate or unintentional un ized task, which cannot be avoided or is in avoidable that that is capable of causing a vagary on the cyberspace resources. The scope of cyber-attack is expands from hardware, software, data that is stored, data in transit, people, documents and other hardware needed like printer cartridges. The different types of attack that are detriment to cyber security are Keylogging and spyware Description The first digital attack is keylogging and spyware. This is a malware that is built to illegally obtain, track and block the right of a user to get access to the system. Example An example of this attack is where... ? Cyber/digital...
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Wireless Network Active Attacks
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...attacker takes advantage of this and unleash large amount of noise by using these devices and jam the airwaves so that the signal to noise go down, in the result wireless network stop to function. The best solution to this problem is RF proofing the nearby... Jamming a Network: Jamming a network is a crucial problem occurs in the wireless networks. The air in the region of offices is probable stopped up with wireless networks and devices like mobile phones and microwaves. That undetectable traffic jam can cause interference troubles with the Wi-Fi system. Large number of consumer use devices such as microwave ovens, baby monitors, and cordless phones operate on the unregulated 2.4GHz radio frequency. An...
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Attacks of 9/11
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...Attacks Of 9/11 ATTACKS OF 9/11 On a fine Tuesday morning of 11 September, 2001 militants associated from the banned organization of Al-Qaeda took control of 4 commercial flights by hijacking them. They crashed two of these passenger planes into the well-known World Trade Centre (WTC), one was crashed into the Pentagon and the last one was crashed into the grounds of Shanksville, Pennsylvania. The reason why these commercial airlines were turned into their controlled missiles was because they were wide bodied, on long flights therefore heavily fueled. Over 3,000 people died and 6,000 were left wounded. An American Airlines Boeing 767 which was heavily...
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Remote Access Attacks
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...attacks and defacing. From there we shall identify the vulnerabilities from the perspective that we have been contracted to make the network secure. Another assumption from the topology would be the company is using an out dated network security policy. From the topology the network has been setup poorly with very many access points into the system. The other assumption would be the network was setup by a rookie... as the topology is poor and vulnerable to attacks. Finally the final assumption would be the management is not aware of the need of a secure network. The management needs to be informed and enlightened on information confidentiality, integrity and availability...
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Denial of Service Attacks (DoSs)
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...ATTACK (DOS) Denial of Service Attacks (DoSs) Affiliation Three common Web server Security Attacks Buffer overflows One of the most well-known web server security attacks is known as a buffer overflow. Basically, a buffer overflow takes place when a software application attempts to store more data in a static buffer than its capacity to store or manage. In this scenario, this extra data is used to corrupt and overwrite the available memory. As a result it allows an attacker to put in random actions on the web server or destroy the system completely. It is commonly seen that the majority of web applications fails to effectively avoid the actions inserted or performed by random code... ?DENIAL OF SERVICE...
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The 9/11 Terrorist Attacks
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...attacks (Cable News Network ). Although Falwell did apologize later, the fact remains that this was an act of pure terrorism and the damage that it caused was only something that a mind of a twisted terrorist could have concocted. This paper shall attempt to prove that the 9/11 attacks were an act of terror and by using the damage that it caused on multiple levels, shall attempt to establish that the American people did not by any means deserve to be damaged to such an extent. By doing so, this paper shall... of the of the Persuasive essay: 9/11 On September 14, 2001, pastor Falwell of the Thomas Road Baptist Church stated in his appearance on The 700 Club that the American people deserved the 9/11...
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Denial of service (dos) attacks
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...ATTACKS Denial of Service or in short DOS attacks has become easy tools for hackers to useagainst legitimate and authenticated users. Most of the hackers commit this type of offence to show off their skills to their friends and to gain respect in underground groups of Internet. The main goal of Denial of Service or DOS attack is to deny valid Internet and Network users from the services of the target system or Network or server. It launches an attack that prevents the use of services that are offered to the legitimate and authenticated users by the Network. In other words DOS attack is described, as an attack in which the memory clogged up so much that a target... DENIAL OF SERVICE (DOS)...
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Consequences of Attacks via Cyberspace
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...Attacks,' focuses on identity theft, both of individuals and of corporations. The successful theft of identity, entailing the gathering of personal/corporate information and records, allows the identity thief to pose as the person/entity in question. Through possession of information such a credit history, driving records, medical files/history and accounts, the identity thief can proceed to harass the entity/person in question and assassinate his/her character or corporate reputation (Schwartau, 1994). While interpersonal attacks, primarily limited to identity threat, are classified as the first level... Fifteen years ago the economist, Stephen Polasky (1992), identified information as one of the most ...
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Denial of service attacks (DoS)
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...Attacks (DoSs) By Table of Contents Introduction Denial of Service attack or simply DoS can be defined in many ways. And all the definitions refer to compromise of resource availability. In simple words, DoS is a security issue that stops legal users to get access to the resource, information or file that they need, when they need it (Chan et al., 2010). This paper presents an overview of DoS attacks. This paper will discuss different types of DoS attacks. This paper will also outline the ways to deal with this threat. Denial of Service Attacks DoS attack (denial of service) can be defined as an event that prevents un-authorized access to the resources or make interruption in those... ?Denial of Service...
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Civil Liberties and Terrorist Attacks
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...Attacks It is generally observed that terrorist attacks result in a breach of civil liberties. Citizens feel wary of the newly enforced controls on civil liberties. In this context, it has become very important to analyze and find out whether any break to citizen rights to ensure national interests can be justified after the occurrence of a terrorist attack. People hold different opinions. Citizens are taken for granted to forsake their civil rights and compromise when there is a crisis situation, such as war or internal crisis. In my opinion, such an obstruction to a citizen’s civil freedom cannot be justified on the ground of ensuring security of the nation from any... Civil Liberties and Terrorist...
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Terrorist Attacks on the US
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...Attacks on the United s Introduction: The September 11, 2001 attack on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon in the United States is one of the worst terrorist attacks ever in the human history. It has resulted in thousands of deaths and billions of Dollars losses. These sever attacks have led the world to pay attention to the growing phenomenon of world terrorism, in an attempt to analyze its reasons and prevent its causes. However, the United States is not the only country, which has been impacted negatively by the September 11 attacks. Rather, they have left their undesirable harmful effects on a lot of countries around the world. In fact, it would not be an over... exaggeration to say...
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Japanese Attacks on Pearl Harbor
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...Attacks on Pearl Harbor Number: Japanese Attacks on Pearl Harbor US started movement of its vessels in pacific in early years of the 20th century. Situation started deteriorating by Japanese attack of the northern most Chinese province Manchuria in 1931. America protested against Japanese attack on china but Japan continued its venture. Japan launched a full-scale attack on Chinese territory in 1937. Concrete measures were not taken by the big powers to halt Japan’s advance in china due to their interests in Far East Asia. Japan started preparations to attack US navy present in pacific. After the preparations and practice of six months, Japan launched a secret attack on Pearl Harbor Hawaii... ? Japanese...
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Social Engineering Attacks and Counterintelligence
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...Attacks and Counter Intelligence What is Social Engineering? Social engineering is seen to essentially describe the non-technical intrusion that is seen to primarily rely on human interaction with the prime objective of essentially ticking other persons to break the established normal security procedures and provide them with either the confidential information its self or access to it (Mann, 2010). To achieve their objectives, social engineers run con games on other individuals by relying on these people’s weaknesses and natural helpfulness. Social engineering is seen to comprise of a collection of various techniques and tools that are seen to range from psychology, ethical... ? Social Engineering...
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Social Engineering Attacks and Counterintelligence
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...Attacks and Counterintelligence Social Engineering Attacks and Counterintelligence Introduction With the growth in technology, the world of crime has kept pace too. Criminals today are tech savvy persons who update themselves with all the latest developments in the field of science in general and the cyber world in particular. With the cyber age, even the speed of crime has grown by leaps and bounds. It then becomes imperative for the law enforcers also to keep abreast of these changes in their area of operation. Social Engineering This term is used both in sociology and security. This essay looks at the concept from the security viewpoint. “Social Engineering is defined... and Musladin...
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Heart Attacks in Elderly Population
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...attacks in elderly population Introduction Heart attack is a sudden severe instance of abnormal heart function also known as coronary failure or myocardial infarction. When blood vessels become chocked or clogged, blood supply to the other parts of the heart get ceased and that part awaiting nutrient and oxygen rich blood become deprived and begin to die. That is when people get a heart attack. Blockage of blood vessels is caused by several factors. Heart attack may be sudden but its causes are not. When years of unhealthy eating habits and poor lifestyle pool together with other factors, heart attack occurs unexpectedly any where any time. Lifestyle factors... Health science and medicine Topic: Heart...
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Case Study : Drone Attacks in Counterterrorism
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...Attacks in Counterterrorism Drone Attacks in Counterterrorism The war against terrorists has reached a new turnwhen the US government has resorted to the policy of targeting terrorists. The government has given the authority to the military and agencies to carry out drone attacks on the terrorists who can harm citizens and cannot be neutralized by using other forms. It is because of this reason that many terrorists have been killed from a long distance. And nowadays these terrorists are being targeted by drone attacks which have become a controversial issue. Many argue that these attacks are immoral and target the innocent civilians however the military and agencies defend these attacks... ? Drone...
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The Events of September 11 Attacks
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...Attacks Abstract Among the incidents of terrorism in the US and globally, Al Qaeda’s September 11, 2001 attacks remain notably unique. This paper gives a chronology of the events surrounding the attacks, including the arrival of first responders to the scene. The cause of the attacks would be evaluated and the financial implications with regard to clean up articulated. Introduction The 11th September, 2001 attacks on the US was undertaken by terrorists believed to be members of Al Qaeda, an extremist Sunni militant group which was founded by the late Osama bin Laden. According to Bodden (2007), the 9/11 attack was hatched first in 1996 with the migration of Al Qaeda... The Events of September 11...
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Cyber Attacks on Financial and Energy Sector
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...Attacks on Financial and Energy Sector Introduction No organization in today’s world is immune to cyber attacks, whether they are government, non-government or business. It is not affordable to risk the security and stability of an organization’s financial and operating systems, or its intellectual property, by being unaware or by a lack of initiative. Safeguarding computer systems, preserving confidential data, and making that data available when needed are vital to modern day economy. Information security is all about this. However, the more our systems are getting dependent on technology, the more they are vulnerable to cyber attacks....
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Terrorist attacks aimed at the USA
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...Attacks. Why has there been several terrorist attacks aimed at the USA? USA is a super power and several groups including al Qaeda practice terrorism in order to wage war with them. This exploratory essay seeks to inquire and at the same time contribute to several arguments at a time rather than just one involving the September, 11 2001 bombing. It therefore involves a broader vision on the terrorist attack on September, 11th. The attacks on USA have negatively affected its economy and many other economies that rely on USA. What happened in the USA on September, 11 2001? On this date four planes were hijacked by terrorists and later two of them were flown... Module Exploratory Essay: September 11, 2001...
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Detection of Attacks Executed by Multiple Users
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...Attacks executed by multiple users The problem of network attacks detection is of crucial importance nowadays. Internet world is magnificent and scaring at the same time. All our efforts can be gone once dark-side hackers make their vicious attempts and try to attack us. To prevent, foresee and detect mass attacks is one of the primary tasks of the modern programmers. Online systems are very important in the process of risks reduction. Online interaction attacks should be prevented and suppressed once they are detected. These challenges and problems in the computer and the Internet world are intensified by the existence of mass-attacks of users. Some of these mass-users attacks... ? Detection of Attacks...
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Summary of September 11, 2001 Attacks
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...attacks There have been several terrorist attacks aimed at the USA. Groups in many countries practice terrorism to wage war against US. USA has also attracted a great deal of hostility because of its support for the establishment and continuity of Israel, a Jewish state and seemingly taking an opposite stance in respect to Palestinian statehood. This has angered many Islamic groups and nations but the strategic energy interests of the USA have led to it ignoring these sentiments. The attacks by the al Qaeda are believed to be hooked to the belief by the group that predominantly Christian countries like the USA deny them deserving power, prestige and leading role... Summary of September 11, 2001 attacks...
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AIS Attacks and Failures: Who to Blame
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...Attacks and Failures Question One The process of accounting has been a controversial issue to scholars, researchers, and accountants. As depicted by Hall (2011), accounting marks the center of interest in every organization, and arguably the backbone. Any organizational failure is attributed to financial mismanagement through improper accounting records. It is due to this sole reason that Accounting Information Systems in crucial to the entire management. As Hall asserts further in his publication, Accounting Information Systems (AIS), a subset of Management Information System, focuses mainly on financial transactions. It provides various benefits for the managers and...
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CYBER ATTACKS ON ENERGY AND FINANCIAL SECTOR
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...attacks in appropriate manner1. This lack of preparedness and vulnerability of the communication networks therefore can create significant security risks. One such aspect of security risk is the cyber attacks on the energy and financial sector of the United States as both these sectors play very crucial role in the development and sustainability of the economic performance. US Financial sector is largest in the world and billions of dollars are transacted through this system not only within US but also... US Financial and Energy Sector are vulnerable say a group of former US officials indicating the weaknesses of the system due to lack of proper legislations and inability of US to handle such cyber...
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Response to the 9/11 Attacks
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...attacks Watching the video uploaded by Roman reminds me of that fateful day in September 2001. I cannot believe that it is almost thirteen years since that fateful day when America witnessed one of the greatest dreadful events in history. This clip shows newscasts featuring Flight 175’s impact as it hit the South Tower. It relays the events as they occurred in real time. I remember bits and pieces from that day especially how everyone around me seemed sad and how they were all staring at the television talking in low tones. I was quite young to understand the events of that day but I remember that all the television networks in my country kept covering the events at the World... Response to the 9/ 11...
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Modern Day Attacks Against Firewalls and VPNs
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...Attacks against Firewalls and VPNs Introduction In the present era, internet has become omnipresent, both commercial and government organizations are making widespread use of internet for various purposes. The widespread use of internet and continuous technological advancement has been coupled with increasing risks of security breaches. Notably, Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) refer to a network, which is created by using public connection such as internet. The uses of VPNs help companies to access internet at the time of travelling. It is also used by the individual internet operator to secure the wireless connection. VPN is an important technological advancement for remote workers... Modern Day Attacks ...
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A timeline of the September 11 attacks
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...attacks A timeline of the September eleven Attacks September 11, 2001: three hijacked planes hit the World Trade Centre in New York City and the Pentagon in Washington DC. A fourth plane crashes into a field in Pennsylvania. The FAA stops all flight operations in the capital and around the nation for the very first time in the history of America (House of Commons Librarary, 2001, pp 1-72). The president: George Bush addresses the nation and vows to find the people responsible for the attack in order for justice to be served. Trading at the world trade centre is stopped as the police are sent to conduct rescue services in the areas affected the attacks. International... ?A timeline of the September 11...
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Comparison Of Articles About The Terrorist Attacks
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...attacks in America. The article clearly defines the different types of heroes in America. It also gives the history of the heroes. The author claims that the reference of the victims of the attacks, firefighters, and rescue workers of the attacks as heroes is a misplaced. The article is authoritative as it features on a global platform namely the Boston Globe. Berman, Nina. Returning from Iraq, the Damage Done. 2003. Web. 23 July 2013. < http://www.motherjones.com/photoessays/2004/03/returning-iraq... Homework Thompson, Nicholas. Hero inflation. 2002. Web. 23 July < http newamerica.net/node/6949> The in this article seeks to challenge the common definition of hero after the 2001 September 11 terrorist...
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Nuclear attacks on Hiroshima and Nagasaki
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...attacks on Hiroshima and Nagasaki have been one of the worst and the most devastating war actions of the time till date. The holocaust caused by the atomic bombings, have brought into focus the most pertinent question of all time. Why were the atom bombs dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki' Even after more than sixty years of bombing, the historians, elites and the common man have been trying to rationalize the objectives that had led to the mass destruction of human lives. The controversy surrounding the decisions has raised many questions that are being deliberated over by the scholars across the globe. But whatever... Why the atomic bombs were dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki' Introduction Nuclear...
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Potential Forensic Techniques For Investigating Insider Attacks
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...attacks. Also discuss how insider attackers can defeat these techniques. Insider attacks occur when a user of an organization uses an unauthorized system to find information about the organization. In order to do this, the user must counter the computer security system and the forensic techniques used by this system. Attacks done by inside users has proven to be more costly and harmful than the attacks done by outsiders as the inside users have more information about the internal processes of the organization and they also have an access to various resources of the organization. Insider attacks is often destructive... of the organization`s reputation as well. Therefore, all organizations must...
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