Can You Hack It?

Can You Hack It?

The Attack on your Personal Info

DVD - 2006
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With disturbing insight into the hacker underworld, this program shows how crippling database invasions can be launched from almost any computer, grabbing massive chunks of personal information seemingly out of thin air. Several case studies are featured--including one retailer that recently announced the theft of 40 million credit card numbers--as well as the consequences arising when businesses are not obligated to disclose security breaches.
Publisher: [Toronto] : CBC Learning, [2006]
Branch Call Number: 005.8 C212a
Language Note: Closed-captioned
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (19 min., 31 sec.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in


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Dec 06, 2013

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【COMMENT】: This is a 20-minute documentary about the hacker and hacking.
It reveals how big stores are hacked for personal information more often than we're told.
From a street corner in downtown Vancouver, Wendy Mesley enlists the help of an internet
security expert to explain how hackers grab your personal information out of thin air.
If stores are hacked for personal information, there are mandatory notification requirements
in the States. In Canada, however, there is no such law.
In any case, credit card fraud is not your liability.
Don't wait to be notified about a breach.
Check your statements and avoid giving out personal information.
Start getting yearly credit checks.
That's what the security specialist recommend you to do.
It is an amazing, informative and thought-provoking documentary.

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