Hacking and the study of computer insecurity play an important role in the protection of assets. No computer system or network achieves perfect security; even a system switched off with its hard drive removed sunken in a lead case in the bottom of a deep pool in an underground facility lacks security, as it guarantees integrity and confidentiality but completely sacrifices availability. As a security professional, you must understand the risks a network faces; you must, in essence, know how to bring the network down, to steal the data you want, and to falsify important information. With this information, you can begin to eliminate threats, leaving only those unknown to you and those that pose little to no real risk. People hacks your network/computer because they want to see all your personal information, and so they will be able to steal your bank details and from this information they gathered, they can steal money from your account. Another cause of network hacking is insecurity. That may sound absurd and unbelievable but that’s the reality. When a hacker gets insecure because of the success of your internet business, he will find a way on how to get your business down. In that case, he will plant a virus to your server and that virus will harm all your computer files and network in some way. Hackers hack because they want to see the flaw in the Operating System and the network. For example, this month people realized there was a major security flaw with internet explorer 7. Another is cause is piracy. If hackers want to pirate anything that is stored in your network or computer, they will hack your computer network. For instance, a movie, instead of paying for it and waiting for it to go on cd, hackers could steal and pirate that movie file from you. And lastly, in order for the network hackers to know the details of the programmable system and how they work so that they can apply what they have gathered to earn...
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