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Cyber threats

Randi Titzer

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April 10, 2016
Bobby “Robin” Kemp

Cyber Threats

A cyber threat is a possibility that a malicious attempt has been made to damage or disrupt a computer network or system. Cyber threats happen all over the world to all people. It doesn’t matter your race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, gender or sexual orientation. Cyber threats can be in various forms, such as what we will be discussing later on in the readings. We will discuss hacking of financial institutions, security issues, downloads/applications, etc. Each of these have serious consequences and can cause harm to the businesses and members of these businesses and/or owners of these accounts. Identify cyber-related threats that emerged from existing global technology

There are several types of cyber threats that have emerged from existing global technology. Some of these threats that I will discuss have not only had past effects on society as a whole, but they will also have some severe future effects on society too. The first threat that we are going to discuss is the security issues occurring with mobile devices, computers, etc. One example of this is the issue with the FBI and Apple. The FBI couldn’t get into an Apple iPhone of a supposed terrorist because the phone was encrypted. Apple would not help the FBI gain access to the iPhone and this is going to cause a lot of future problems if cell phone companies do not want to work with the law enforcement agencies in the future. The next thing we will discuss is the hacking of financial banking institutions and PayPal accounts, etc. The threat of being hacked in a financial institution is very large. This is something that happens a lot and people don’t even know the entirety of…...

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