Denial-of-service attack

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    Security Countermeasures

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    Subsequently, attacks against switches, routers, and networks may have serious consequences on the efficiency in addition to control functions of the power system. These attacks can take the form of network interference through the injection of ad-hoc crafted streams of packets designed to flood the network. Another form is single implementation…

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    1. Distinguish among the categories of malicious computer code that can be used to invade or attack computers. Evaluate their relative threat and potential for damage. Unit 2. Nothing brings more fear to an individual when learning that a malicious code has been entered in his or her computer. This fear is the same feeling one experience when their credit card is stolen or compromised. The feeling of security quickly diminishes. Just what is a malicious code? Simply put, malicious codes…

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    Since the creation of the internet in the late 1960’s, it has expanded even more than it creators could have thought. What was once just used by the government and researcher to share information across the world has now become the driving force of society worldwide, we depended upon it daily. With this expansion we have also seen it become a growing concern for law enforcement agencies around the world; the reason being that criminals have moved their operations from the traditional forms of…

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    Islamic Extremists

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    Moreover, Islamic extremists have had significant success in tormenting the world and generating devastating assaults producing mass casualties. These mass casualty attacks are a physical form of violence which manifest in ways, such as shootings, bombings, stabbings, or utilizing vehicles to cause destruction. While deadly attacks are occurring throughout the world, a vastly different threat arises from the Internet which has helped bring the world together. Islamic extremists use the cyber…

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    their opponents. Through the past few decades, people's lives have revolved around technology and relied on it to enhance their way of living. People’s main source of interaction with others, acquirement of knowledge, and consumption of goods and services are being scattered across all…

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    threats that exist. Denial of Service (DoS) attacks floods a target system with traffic in order for it to be unavailable for legitimate requests from users. A Distributed DoS (DDoS) attack uses slave computers or virtual clients to send a large amount of requests at once, crashing the target machine. A Smurf attack is a type of Distributed Reflective Denial of Service attack, which uses an attacker system, amplification network, and a target. The best way to prevent a DoS attack and its…

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    Natural Driving Quiz

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    DIGITAL FORENSIC AND INCIDENT REPORTING QUIZ 1. Destroying data, on a hard drive, is relatively easy and can be done one of two ways: a. Destroying the platters b. Wiping the entire hard drive c. Placing magnets on a hard drive d. Simply formatting a hard drive 2. __________________________ is a list of people who have had physical possession of the evidence. Chain of custody 3. What is a hashing algorithm? A utility designed to create a binary or hexadecimal number that represents the…

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    As part of the overall risk model, we have already illustrated the threats and attacks that are possible on the Costco’s IT infrastructure with the likelihood of attacks that can exploit the identified vulnerabilities, which may eventually pose an extensive threat to the Costco’s operations including missions, functions, image, and reputation as well as to the organizational assets, linked organizations, and the consumers. Costco’s privacy policy clearly enunciated the significance of customer’s…

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    Domestic violence is a dangerous experience for everyone who is involved. Domestic violence is when someone attempts to cause or cause bodily injury to a family or household member. Domestic violence affects more than the victim of the attack. It could also affect close family members, friends of the family, the police officer who arrived on the scene, the detective who is assigned to investigate the case, and the community that it took place in. Situations dealing with people who cannot think…

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    Over 1400 years of Christian deaths at the hands of jihadists means that they were not true Muslims and that the 22,000 jihadic attacks since 9/11 are not authentic. The annihilation of Christianity in Turkey, Middle East and Africa is not the result of “proper reading of the Koran”. The Pope is the perfect candidate for magical thinking and idiot compassion. And notice the little…

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