Assignment1 - 14. A 100% denial of service would be very...

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I, Travis McPeak, pledge that this is my own independent work, which conforms to the guidelines of academic honesty as described in the course syllabus. Travis McPeak September 3, 2008 CECS 478 Problem #2 pg.34, Problem #6 pg.35, Problem #8 pg.35, Problem #11 pg.35, Problem #14 pg.35, Problem #16 pg.36 2. Possible financial loss, loss of public trust, and loss of intellectual property. 6. One less costly method of protection from software deletion is the saving of incremental file changes. This would cut down on disk space usage while maintaining the ability to restore the file to a specific point in time. 8. Software controls such as encryption may be effective to limit the vulnerability of the pay software leakage. 11. I do feel that attempting to break in to a computing system should be illegal because in my mind it is no different than attempting to break into a store or somebody’s home.
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Unformatted text preview: 14. A 100% denial of service would be very harmful to any networked computing application, one example is email. A 10% denial of service, while not as drastic, is certainly enough to disrupt online game playing, video streaming, and VOIP conversations. I, Travis McPeak, pledge that this is my own independent work, which conforms to the guidelines of academic honesty as described in the course syllabus. 16. Software vulnerabilities may be either faults, failures, or a combination of both. Typically vulnerabilities are noticed because of failures. These failures may trigger a reverse engineer to analyze the code execution and find faults to exploit. The exploitation may cause a failure that will alert the user that they have been exploited or they may have no symptoms....
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This note was uploaded on 04/20/2010 for the course CECS 478 taught by Professor Englert during the Spring '10 term at CSU Long Beach.

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