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Zero Days (streaming)A black ops cyber-attack launched by the U.S. and Israel on an Iranian nuclear facility unleashed malware with unforeseen consequences. The Stuxnet virus infiltrated its pre-determined target only to spread its infection outward, ultimately exposing systemic vulnerabilities that threatened the very safety of the planet. Delve deep into the burgeoning world of digital warfare in this documentary thriller.
Cyber Attack - The Inside Story (SAGE Research Methods Online)Dr. Kevin Fong retraces the global WannaCry cyber attack of May 2017, with a focus on its impact to the National Health Service (NHS), including historical information about this malware; the outbreak and its effect on the NHS; how it spread; a reconstruction of the attack; some myths about bitcoin, the ransomware of choice; negotiating with cyber criminals; how it was luckily stopped; what could be done to prevent future attacks; and new cyber security threats from the Internet-of-Things.
We Are Legion: The Story of the Hacktivists (streaming, Academic Video Online)We Are Legion: The Story of the Hacktivists takes us inside the world of Anonymous, the radical "hacktivist" collective that has redefined civil disobedience for the digital age. The film explores the historical roots of early hacktivist groups like Cult of the Dead Cow and Electronic Disturbance Theater and traces how they evolved and coalesced into Anonymous, a full - blown movement with global reach and extraordinary power.
Cyberwar Threat (streaming, Academic Video Online)Thanks in part to the documents released by Edward Snowden, the true scale of the National Security Agency's scope and power is coming to light. Besides spending billions to ingest and analyze the worlds' electronic communications, the NSA has set out to dominate a new battlefield - cyberspace. NOVA examines the science and technology behind cyber warfare and asks if we are already in the midst of a deadly new arms race.
Cyberbullied (streaming, Academic Video Online)This documentary focuses on middle and high school students and tackles the effects of Cyberbullying, ranging from homophobia to self-harm. In the face of fear, ignorance and the threat of cyberbullying as a national epidemic, this film offers hope and compassion to students, parents and educators.
What allowed Anonymous to dodge a rhetorical weapon used by governments across the world to dismantle the political power of radical movements and figures? Biella Coleman will explore five reasons—stretching from the accidental adoption of the Guy Fawkes mask to the timing and nature of its many global interventions—to explain why Anonymous was able to narrowly evade this designation.
Revenge Porn: The Cyberwar Against Women (streaming, Academic Video Online)An ex posts your most private moments on the web for anyone to see. The outcome is devastating. And in the wild west of the web, there are more opportunities than ever for you to become a victim. Revenge porn is a hacker who wants to make money. It’s Photoshop and blackmail. It’s the dark web where stolen nudes are traded like baseball cards.
Data (streaming, Academic Video Online)In this final episode, we go on a different kind of trail. We store our data on our hard drives and on cloud. Passwords, photographs, work documents. When you delete them, are they completely gone? What happens if you can't?
Inside the Dark Web (streaming, Academic Video Online)The Dark Web is a secret online space that allows users complete anonymity. As online surveillance increases, this virtual world has grown in popularity. For some it is a place where criminals can operate - a shadowy underworld where users can purchase anything from illegal drugs to credit card details.
Ripped Off: Madoff and the Scamming of America (streaming, Academic Video Online)The 2008 collapse of the American economy wreaked havoc on the American people. While the stock market imploded before them, some investors were devastated by a far more trusted source. See the personal chaos brought onto individual investors by Bernie Madoff, a popular and trusted investor from middle-class Queens, New York - and alleged Ponzi schemer - as experts dissect his $65 billion scam, from its humble beginnings to its stunning downfall.
Down the Deep, Dark Web (streaming, Academic Video Online)Down The Deep, Dark Web reverses everything you thought you knew about the Internet and the dangers of the digital world. Our guide is Yuval Orr, a young journalist born in 1984 and well-aware of the gradual encroachment of Big Brother, but like many of his generation, too busy updating his Facebook status to pay it much attention. Assigned with writing an article about the Darknet, he dives headfirst down the rabbit hole.
Frontline: The Madoff Affair (dvd)On Dec. 11, 2008, Bernard L. Madoff confessed that his vaunted investment business was all "one big lie," a Ponzi scheme colossal in volume and scope that cost investors $65 billion. Overnight, Madoff became the new poster child for Wall Street gall, greed and corruption. Through exclusive television interviews with those closest to Madoff's operation, veteran FRONTLINE correspondent Martin Smith unearths the details of the world's first global Ponzi scheme--a deception that lasted longer, reached wider and cut deeper than any other business scandal in history.
Cyber-Bullying (dvd)"Everyone knows that adolescence is tough, but with the advance of technology, teenagers today--especially girls--are redefining what's fair in love and war on the social battlefield. Diane Sawyer reports on how cell phones, digital cameras and personal websites combine in new ways that seems to encourage and amplify the meanness of teenage behavior. From invading privacy and spreading gossip to humiliating one anotherr, some teens have reached new heights of ruthlessness.
Hunting Warhead (CBC)How do you take down a criminal network that's hidden in the shadows? How do you rescue child abuse victims who could be anywhere in the world? Hunting Warhead follows the journalists and police on a global mission to expose the darkest corners of the internet. What they discover shocks them.
Darknet DiariesThis is a podcast about hackers, breaches, shadow government activity, hacktivism, cybercrime, and all the things that dwell on the hidden parts of the network.
Cybercrime Magazine PodcastThe Cybercrime Magazine Podcast is your destination for cybersecurity facts, figures, predictions and statistics.
Hacking HumansJoin Dave Bittner and Joe Carrigan each week as they look behind the social engineering scams, phishing schemes, and criminal exploits that are making headlines and taking a heavy toll on organizations around the world.
Modern MischiefModem Mischief is a true cybercrime podcast. Created, produced and hosted by Keith Korneluk.