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three risk to companies
- -denial of service (DOS) attacks
- -IP spoofing
- -Malicious Programs
designed to clog up a company's website so that legitimate customer's can't access to website.
designed to access to a web server or network. IP spoofing involves altering the perpetrator's company's IP address to make it look like its a different computer authorized to access to the network
virus can be used to corrupt data on companies' computers and cause other problems (i.e. Trojan)
Three Risk to customers
- -theft of credit card numbers
- -theft of passwords
- -loss of privacy
an intranet is like a very small internet. Private network or website used to connect a company's employees (and perhaps its trading partners) who are spread over a wide geographic area. Accessible by only the company and its trading partners
Risks associated with intranets
- -interruptions of info being transmitter in the network
- -Unauthorized access to the company's database
- -Override of internal controls by management or IT employees
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