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Define ethics (1)

- principles and standards that guide our behaviour towards people


Two factors that determine how you decide ethical issues (2)

- basic ethical structure, developed as you grow
- set of practical circumstances, neither black nor white


The 5 ethical decisions (5)

- consequence: who benefits
- likelihood of effect: benefit or harm
- relatedness: connection
- society opinion: perspective on effect
- reach of result: how many people are affected


Define intellectual property (1)

- intangible creative work that embodies in the physical form (painting, drawings)


Define copy right law, fair use doctrine, and pirated software (3)

- copy right law: protect authorship
- fair use doctrine: may use copyright material, in certain situation
- pirated software: unauthorized use


Define keylogger/key tapper software (1)

- program that records all keystrokes and mouseclicks


Define packet sniffer (2)

- examine information passing by
- sender computer, sender server, recipient server, recipient computer


Define identity theft (1)

- forging someone identity


4 different identity thefts (4)

- phishing: gain personal information, usually from emails
- spear phishing: target specific individual
- whaling: use of phishing on business executives, government
- pharming: rerouting the request for legitimate website


Define monitoring technology (1)

- scan incoming and out coming emails


Define hardware key logger (1)

- capture keystroke on their journey from keyboard to motherboard (can't capture anything not typed)


Privacy of consumer (8)

- cookies: small files that contain information
- unique cookies: monitor and record web activities
- common cookies: start as unique cookie then sold to third party (double click)
- spam: unsolicited email
- adware: generate ads when you download something for free
- spyware: collect information without permission
- anonymous web browsing: hides identity
- web log: one line of information for every visitor (click stream)


Type of cyber crime (3)

- virus: written with bad intent to cause annoyance
- worm: virus that spread from itself from computer to computer
- denial of a service attack: floods a service with many request to slow down or make it crash


Computer virus can't (2)

- hurt hardware
- hurt any file they weren't designed to attack


Security precautions (6)

- anti virus software
- firewall
- encryption
- public key encryption
- access authentication
- biometric