Case Study 1: Computer Ethics
Due Week 3 and worth 75 points
Read the case from Deccan Herald titled “Hackers holding your PC to ransom”, dated November 25, 2013, located at http://www.deccanherald.com/content/297460/hackers-holding-your-pc-ransom.html.
Write a two to three (2-3) page paper in which you:
Describe two (2) potential computer ethics issues associated with holding computers hostage.
Propose two (2) methods that computer users could use to prevent this type of attack.
Propose two (2) governmental legislations that could be enacted against this type of attack.
Use at least two (2) quality resources in this assignment. Note: Wikipedia and similar Websites do not qualify as quality resources.