COMPUTER SECURITY & ETHICS - Coggle Diagram
COMPUTER SECURITY & ETHICS
COMPUTER SECURITY RISKS
What is a computer security risk?
Event or action that causes loss of or damage to computer hardware, software, data, information and processing capabilities.
involving a computer generally is referred to as a
refers to online or internet-based illegal acts.
7 CATEGORIES OF CYBERCRIME
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Someone who accesses a computer or network illegally but has the intent of destroying data, stealing information or other malicious action.
Someone who accesses a computer or network illegally.
Some hackers claim the intent of their security breaches is to improve security.
INTERNET AND NETWORK ATTACKS
is a potentially damaging computer program
Can spread and damage files
copies itself repeatedly, using up resources and possibly shutting down computer or network
hides within or looks like legitimate program until triggered
Does not replicate itself on other computers
What is an antivirus program?
Identifies and removes computer viruses
Most also protect against worms and Trojan horses