HACKING IMPACT by :Kahouech mohamed
SO...WHAT IS HACKING ?
Hacking is the practice of modifying the features of a system, in order to accomplish a goal outside of the creator's original purpose.
SOME HACKING STATICS.
- Information can be sold.
-Information ca be used to steal.
-HACKTIVISM: a hacktivist is someone who utlizes technology to announce a social, idealogical, religious...
-Fun, Problem-solving skill, the thrill of power.
WHY HACK ? SOME EXEMPLES...
-Use the victim's computer to store illicit materials pirated software , pornography , ect .
-Set-up fake ecommerce sites to access credit card details gain entry to servers that contain credit card details and other forms of credit card fraud.
EFFECTS OF HACKING
Damage to information
-Theft of information : credit card details , social security numbres , identity fraud , email addresses.
-Comromise or domage of systems.
-Use of victim machines as"zombies".
Hacking attacks cost large businnesses an average of about $2.2 million per year(symantec 2010 state of entreprise of entreprise security study )
-Businesses may suffer from damaged reputations ans lawsuits.
-Busiiness secrets could be storen and sold to competitors.
-Computing system or intrastructure could suffer from performance degrading as the resources used for malicious activities.
In an education institution , hacking can cause damage to the institution's credibility.
-Black hats :
Individuals with good computing knowledge , abilities and expertise but with the intentions and conducts to cause damage on the systems they attack
also know as crackers
-White hats :
Individuals with good hacking skills
they perform defensive activities against hacking
also known as security analysts
Gray hats :
-Individuals that perform both offensive and defensive hacking activities.
Suicide hackers :
-Individuals who want to fail a computing system for a personal « reason « or « cause »
-Not worried about the serious consequences that they may have to face as result of their damaging activities being jailed for many years.
JUST BE CAREFUL...
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Public - 4/28/16, 9:17 PM