A computer system is a collection of hardware and software components designed to provide an effective tool for computation. Computer system are used in every walk of life to assist us in the various tasks we perform. The wide availability of the internet has enhance the use of computer for information sharing and communication. Computer system allows us to store, process, display and communicate information. In any modern computer system even a simple one, in general needs several different programs in order to accomplish its various functions.

Saturday, October 28, 2017

What is “doxxing”?

Doxxing is the word coined to describe the process of releasing of personally identifying information to the public without their consent.

This may include their real name, address, phone number, account names, passwords, even credit card details.
Doxxing is used to intimidate and frighten people by threatening their livehood and reputations - and at times their physical safety. Harassment and abuse, including rape and death threats are directed at the subject of the doxxing online at home and at work.

The effects of doxxing can be as seemingly mild as having of pizzas show up at a target’s house to as terrifying as having people show up outside their place of work, take photograph of them as they enter and leave their home, or attempt to engage or attack them.
What is “doxxing”?
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