What Are The Dangers Of The Internet And Social Security?

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In todays Information Age, the Internet has become the most sought after resource tool by millions. It is reshaping the way people live in society and how they interact with one another. As more and more people log into the cyber world, it has undoubtedly changed the way of thinking and feeling about each other and the world around us. Communication has always been an important part of American culture and crucial to social lives, changing with the times and technological advancements. Society went from smoke signals that sent a few simple messages to writing letters to communicate with people of long distance. The invention devices such as radios, telephones, and computers set the stage for this unprecedented integration of capabilities. “The …show more content…
Hackers are one of the many problems connected to the use of the net. As E-commerce grew so did the amount of hackers stealing peoples personal information like name, address, credit card number too their social security and use it to make purchases, transfers and more. Black Markets, private shopping sites, give a person access to illegally sold products around the world with the use of a currency called bit-coin. Most times the sites aren’t accessible and just so they can stay unnoticeable they have a unique uniform resource locator. To go even further, the internet allows a user a since of invisibility and the creation of another identity that may not be true. It’s easier for an online predator to stalk someone using their social interests and bio information, so it’s important for people to be more cautious of what interactions they have online. “Predators may take on fake identities and feign interest in a child 's favorite bands, TV shows, video games or hobbies.”(6) One of the worst dangers of the Internet, for many parents, is the idea that pornography could pop up. Without the monitoring of children 's phones its possible that they may be exposed to sexual acts not suitable for them. Teenagers become victims to identity theft if pictures that are posted in cyber space, even after signing the site Terms and Agreement, are off grabbed and used on pornographic sites to lure in their

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