A young man sits illuminated only by the light of a computer screen. His
fingers dance across the keyboard. While it appears that he is only word
processing or playing a game, he may be committing a felony.
In the state of Connecticut, computer crime is defined as: 53a-251. Co
Computer Crime: Prevention and Innovation
Since the introduction of computers to our society, and in the early 80's the Internet, the world has never been the same. Suddenly our physical world got smaller and the electronic world set its foundations for an endless electronic reality. As we
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Substance use, especially the smoking of marijuana, has been a major part of societal functions since the 1960s where its prominence was greatest. During the "Summer of Love" era, many ignored the potentially harmful effects marijuana would have on their bodies and used it as a method of breaking aw
Computer Fraud and Crimes
In the world of computers, computer fraud and computer crime are very prevalent
issues facing every computer user. This ranges from system administrators to
personal computer users who do work in the office or at home. Computers without
any means of security are vulnerab
Misuse detection is the process of attempting to identify instances of network attacks by
comparing current activity against the expected actions of an intruder. Most current approaches
to misuse detection involve the use of rule-based expert systems to identify indications of known
Computer technology has brought us into an era that is no longer run by
man but instead is dependent on computers due to their incredible capabilities.
Mankind has progressed further in the last fifty years than any other period of
history. This reason is due to the introduction of computers
America and the Computer Industry
Only once in a lifetime will a new invention come about to touch every aspect of
our lives. Such a device that changes the way we work, live, and play is a
special one, indeed. A machine that has done all this and more now exists in
nearly every business in the U.
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“Drug Use and American Youth”: a Critique
The purpose of this paper is to present a critique, including an academic grade, of the paper “Drug Use and American Youth” based upon the criteria for quality academic w
Addiction - "a habit so strong that one cannot give it up." We are all aware that people form addictions to many things, from cocaine to gambling. References to alcoholism, workaholism, even chocoholism, are commonplace throughout our society. The idea that people can form addic
Summary of Screen Reading Technology
Screen reading technology allows a blind/visually impaired or learning disabled person access to information from the computer screen through auditory means. As explained by Neville Clarence Technologies, Ltd:
Screen reading software gives the user control over
Recently, in this modern world that we live in, through the course of the improvement of technology, computer games became very popular among the youth. Whether we like it or not, computer games greatly influences our society today. Computer games become a part of people's lives. Almost everyone has
Computers are made to make home, school, and office life easier, society relies on computers. As a result of this computer use grows minute. Along with the growing use of computers comes widespread computer crime. In my paper I will talk about different types of crimes and some ways that you can av
"Traces of the Stealth_c Virus have been found in memory. Reboot to a clean system disk before continuing with this installation
" This was the message staring back at me from one of the computer monitors at my office. Questions raced through my mind. "Stealth_c?" "What's a system disk?" "How a
Teenage Drug Abuse
Teens that use drugs don't think about or realize the long term effects drugs have on them. All
they know is that while they are on that high; they feel good and could care less about anything that
really matters. I believe that drugs affect a teens mind, body, and f
The Human Brain vs. the Computer
Over the millennia, Man has come up with countless inventions, each more
ingenious than the last. However, only now, as the computer arises that
mankind's sentience itself is threatened. Ridiculous, some may cry, but I say
look about you! The computer has alrea
Are "Good" Computer Viruses Still a Bad Idea?
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Computers as a Part of Primary Education
Today's society is becoming more and more dependent
on electronic devices. The skill needed by normal everyday people has changed over the years. The population needs to become more computer smart if it is to sta
Mandatory Use of Seat Belts Saves Lives.
Wearing a seat belt is the single most effective thing we can do to save lives and reduce injuries on America’s roadways. Failure to wear a seat belt contributes to more fatalities than any other single traffic safety-related behavior. Seat belts are the m
The meaning of Hacker is one who accesses a computer which is supposably not able to be accessed to non
authorised people of the community. Hackers may use any type of system to access this information
depending on what they intend on doing in the system.
An Ergonomic Evaluation of the Kinesis Computer Keyboard
In this information-technology age, everyday tasks are more and more
related to computer. That ranges from basic jobs such as providing food recipes
for housewives to complicated ones such as analyzing laboratory experimen
Objections to Cellphone use
In certain places
These days it is not uncommon having people going about their jobs with head inclined and one hand curled over the ear. These people also seem to be talking to themselves , they waggle their hands and smile , laugh ,snarl at nobody arou
The Impact Technology Will Have on Effectiveness of Education
What fundamental assumptions of our society will be altered as a result of the computer revolution?
The first thing to understand regarding the question posed is that this revolution is not an event b
Use of Nature
Dickens’ use of nature to mirror humane emotion is effective especially during dramatic events in the story. Natural phenomena and the element of weather can play a certain role in conveying the emotions of events and the characters themselves. In many epic works of literature, sto
The Use of Addictive Drugs
Who uses drugs, and why?
MOST drug users live in the poor world, not the rich. Countries such as China and Pakistan in the case of heroin, and Colombia (South America's second most populous country) in the case of cocaine, have local traditions of drug use an
Computer Security And The Law
You are a computer administrator for a large manufacturing company. In
the middle of a production run, all the mainframes on a crucial network grind to
a halt. Production is delayed costing your company millions of dollars. Upon
The growing field of Computer forensics came into being as a response to the increasing amount of criminal activity that makes use of or targets computers and the internet. The field of computer forensics is still considered to be a relatively new field developing in the early to mid 1980’s with t
First of all we would like to know what exactly are virus, Trojan horse and worms. Viruses, worms, and Trojans are malicious programs which enter to your computer without your permission and knowing that can cause damage, information losses, privacies leak to your computer .They can a
A Comprehensive History of Computer Languages
The history of computer languages can be traced back to the 1940's. In that day, the primitive nature of computers forced programmers to write hand-tuned assembly code. This was tedious and demanding. In 1948, a man named Konrad Zuse, published a p
<b>Introduction</b><br>In the past decade, computer and networking technology has seen enormous growth. This growth however, has not come without a price. With the advent of the "Information Highway", as it's coined, a new methodology in crime has been created. Electronic crime has been responsible