Hackers. IT 3700/01 By Erin Clough. Hacker : is a technical term that refers to a person engaged in a criminal act of attempting to gain access to a computers system without authorization.
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By Erin Clough
Title 18, United States code section 1030, enacted in 1984; Specifically states that in order for a crime to be illegal the perpetrator must “knowingly” be committing the crime. For the crime to be a federal offence the attacker must have caused at least $5,000 in damages.What Is A Hacker?
Floods: attacks protocols that transmit data in order to slow or crash the server network
Automated Password Guessing
Trojan Horses: returns your information to the hacker or allows direct access to your computerMost Common Attack Methods
Attacks vary depending on