COMPUTER SUBJECT: WEB SECURITY CONCEPTS
TYPE: HOMEWORK EXERCISE/DISCUSSION
COPYRIGHT: Michael Claudius & Homayoon Fayez
DURATION: 30-45 minutes
SIZE: 50 lines!!
The IT-Security company, SmartICT is looking for smart guys/girls with hacking skills, The salary is really high but you have to prove your skills in practice. The owner, Mohammed Fayez, (email@example.com) currently busy investigating a serious intrusion in DeBeers Ltd and his young assistant, Michael Claudi, (firstname.lastname@example.org) have setup this assignment as of your knowledge.
You are to make an investigation of tracking concepts and aspects.
The purpose is to find out as much as possible about tracking
Assignment 1: Tracking concepts
Watch the video and read the article.
Then answer the following questions:
1. Explain in your own words what tracking is.
2. Which data are collected?
3. What is your opinion about its ethical and social aspects?
4. How to avoid tracking?
Give examples of browser configuration, browser plugin other software.