Is the Internet erasing national borders? Will the future of the Net be set by Internet engineers, rogue programmers, the United Nations, or powerful countries? Whos really in control of whats happening on the Net? In this provocative new book, Jack Goldsmith and Tim Wu tell the fascinating story of the Internets challenge to governmental rule in the 1990s, and the ensuing battles with governments around the world. Its a book about the fate of one idea–that the Internet might liberate us forever from government, borders, and even our physical selves. We learn of Googles struggles with the French government and Yahoos capitulation to the Chinese regime; of how the European Union sets privacy standards on the Net for the entire world; and of eBays struggles with fraud and how it slowly learned to trust the FBI. In a decade of events the original vision is uprooted, as governments time and time again assert their power to direct the future of the Internet. The destiny of the Internet over the next decades, argue Goldsmith and Wu, will reflect the interests of powerful nations and the conflicts within and between them. While acknowledging the many attractions of the earliest visions of the Internet, the authors describe the new order, and speaking to both its surprising virtues and unavoidable vices. Far from destroying the Internet, the experience of the last decade has lead to a quiet rediscovery of some of the oldest functions and justifications for territorial government. While territorial governments have unavoidable problems, it has proven hard to replace what legitimacy governments have, and harder yet to replace the system of rule of law that controls the unchecked evils of anarchy. While the Net will change some of the ways that territorial states govern, it will not diminish the oldest and most fundamental roles of government and challenges of governance. Well written and filled with fascinating examples, including colorful portraits of many key players in Internet history, this is a work that is bound to stir heated debate in the cyberspace community.
This book helps people find sensitive information on the Web.
Google is one of the 5 most popular sites on the internet with more than 380 million unique users per month (Nielsen/NetRatings 8/05). But, Google’s search capabilities are so powerful, they sometimes discover content that no one ever intended to be publicly available on the Web including: social security numbers, credit card numbers, trade secrets, and federally classified documents. Google Hacking for Penetration Testers Volume 2 shows the art of manipulating Google used by security professionals and system administrators to find this sensitive information and “self-police their own organizations.
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With "The Perfect Guide to Hacking for Beginners" you'll learn everything you need to understand in order to enter the world of hacking. It provides a complete description of hacking, and their consequences on the internet users. You'll learn about the prerequisites for hacking, the various types of hackers involved, and the various hacking attacks used by hackers: • Spoofing Techniques • Mobile Hacking • Denial of Service • SQL Injection • Spam and Trojan Horse • Hacking Tools If you are looking to venture into the world of hacking, this book will teach you the information you must know. When you download this hacking guide for beginners, you'll discover how to acquire Many Powerful Hacking Tools. You'll also learn about Malware and Common Attacks And Viruses, identity theft, how to protect yourself, how hackers profit from this information, how to hack an email password, spoofing techniques, mobile hacking, and spam and you''ll even learn how to fight viruses and choose the right antivirus software for your system!
This book is a multi-disciplinary analysis of cyber warfare, featuring contributions by leading experts from a mixture of academic and professional backgrounds.
Cyber warfare, meaning interstate cyber aggression, is an increasingly important emerging phenomenon in international relations, with state-orchestrated (or apparently state-orchestrated) computer network attacks occurring in Estonia (2007), Georgia (2008) and Iran (2010). This method of waging warfare – given its potential to, for example, make planes fall from the sky or cause nuclear power plants to melt down – has the capacity to be as devastating as any conventional means of conducting armed conflict. Every state in the world now has a cyber-defence programme and over 120 states also have a cyber-attack programme.
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Applying the scientific method to security is about using techniques to carefully observe, measure, experiment, form explanations, test, and evaluate security processes in software and products. This practical book shows how incorporating these techniques will provide developers with the knowledge to produce more secure, more useful, and more valuable products and services. You'll learn how to:Apply the scientific method to evaluate projects in digital forensics, software assurance, and intrusion detectionDevelop your own security methods using this process to build and sell more secure productsDiscover how to spot bogus security claims and processes