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Melissa Virus-March 1999-David L. Smith-Microsoft email attachment, once file downloaded virus replicates and sends to first 50 contacts-Little damage but first of its type to have wide – spread effect-$80 mil in damage, only fined $5000
Test 1 Review Cyber space and internet-What model was used in initial stage of internet to allow new innovations to be built on top of it? – open architectural model -Event in 90’s lead to explosive growth in economy, and motivated cybercrime? – launch of World Wide Web-What is unique character of cyber space that makes it different from others? – use of electromagnetic spectrum-Who was in charge of national cyberspace with regards to offensive and defensive measures? – NSA-What was original name coined to term “internet” – intergalactic NetworkCyber law / policy-First crime convicted under CFAA? – Robert Morris/Morris worm -What is purpose of electronic communications privacy act? – restriction of LE of snooping of electromagnetic spectrum based communications -

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