Cyber Attacks & Protection: Civilization Depends on Internet & Email

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CreateSpace, Jun 19, 2010 - Law - 204 pages
The US Stock Market collapsed on Thursday, 6 May 2010 when the Dow Jones Index spiked down over 1000 points in a matter of a few minutes. Such a world market sell caused by a true Cyber attack could destroy the wealth of billions of people around the globe. This book will examine what Cyber Attacks could do to the civilized world, which grows more dependent on the Internet functioning properly to perform all of the complex tasks that need to be done every day.
 

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Contents

What is Cyber War?
1
Zombie Computers
27
Hackers Cause Cyber Attacks
45
Government Protection v Cyber Attacks
65
Information System Cyber Attacks
71
Cyber Terrorism
87
Financial Cyber Attacks
95
Bank Cyber Attacks
99
DoD Defense Against Cyber Attacks
105
Joint Government Agreements
113
Appendix A Cyber Attacks or Hacker History
129
Appendix B List of Convicted Hackers and Computer Criminals
145
Cyber Glossary
153
Copyright

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About the author (2010)

Jon Schiller received the BS in Physics from the California Institute of Technology and the MS and Ph.D. from the University of Southern California. As an executive of an Aerospace Corporation he designed guidance and control systems for aircraft and missiles. After retiring he became active writing documentary books using research from the Internet in addition to creating books about Options Trading strategies which used his mathematical skills.

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