Potential security threats on a personal computer

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Computer security is not an issue for organizations alone. Anyone whose personal computer is connected to a network or the Internet faces a potential risk of attack. Identify all the potential security threats on a personal computer. Identify some of the techniques an attacker might employ to access information on the system.

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Dmitry
School: Boston College

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Running Head: COMPUTER SECURITY

Computer Security
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COMPUTER SECURITY

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Computer Security

Introduction
Computer security or “Cyber Attack” is arguably the biggest downside of the modern
technology (Konakalla and Veeranki, 2013). Commonly known as “Hack”, cyber-attack or a
cybercrime is defined as a deliberate move by an individual or an organization to unlawfully
or illegally breach the computer system of another person or organization, usually to
expecting to gain some benefits according to Konakalla and Veeranki (2013). Unfortunately,
every person or organization with no proper protection of his or her computer system is
exposed to risks of cybercrimes. A straightforward security system of a computer belongs to
an individual or an organization can be easily be attacked and breached. Unless it is the kind
of attack that infects the computer so that it can malfunction or delete its content, the
symptoms of a computer security breach are mostly very little or none and this gives the
hackers an unpr...

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Anonymous
Thanks, good work

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