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‘hanging out the dirty linen’ to delve into the ethics of IT’s role in society.

Well what a great first debate on the interesting article Why Privacy Matters even if You have Nothing to Hide. I think we can all agree that the outcome and winners of the argument were those for the fact that privacy is highly important to us  even if we have nothing to hide – and […]

http://www.cristinajcordova.com/2012/03/oinks-export-tool-data-privacy-breach-download-the-data-of-any-user-5/ This article is related to the social ethical issue which is privacy. The problem arising from this issue is users can access other users personal information which they uploaded to the website just by changing their usernames. This also brings up privacy and anonymity issues too because other users can access other users without […]

The book I have to read for ITGS is ‘Secrets and Lies‘ and I went into this book with  no expectations what so ever. This is because I had never heard of this book and know almost nothing on the subject of digital security. But I was surprised at how the first introduction (there are […]

GST hacks Large Hadron Collider

Soon after the start of the Large Hadron Collider’s computers, the GST(Greek Security team) hacked into the computer controlling one of the most important components for the LHC’s experiment to work. Though no real damage has been done by the hackers, this just emphasizes how vulnerable this high tech pieces of machinery are. This, as […]

  

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