Week 4 Forum 400 Word
Week 4 Forum –Motivations of Threat Actors
For your initial post, discuss all points in the two topics below. Respond to posts from other students.
Motivations of Threat Actors –
a. Analyze motivations to threat actors that can be influenced by (1) Patriotism or Regional Hegemony, (2) widespread national economic poverty, and (3) world view as a political or social activist. What kinds of targets do each of these influences lead hackers to direct their cyberattacks towards?
b. Analyze the influence of anonymity on Cyber Bullying and Cyber Stalking.
Wk 4 – Why Hackers Do What They Do Understanding Motivation and Effort.pdf
Why Hackers Do What They Do: Understanding Motivation and Effort in Free/Open Source Software Projects (source)
Wk 4 – Peeping into a Hacker’s Mind.pdf
Peeping into a Hacker’s Mind: Can Criminological Theories Explain Hacking? (source)