GOOD AFTERNOONTITLE: HARWARE THEFT AND VANDALISMGROUP MEMBERS: G.SHALINI REEVENIA ANJANAH
What is hardware theft and vandalism?-are other types of computer security risksHARDWARE THEFT-is the act of stealing computer equipmentHARDWARE VANDALISM-is the act of defacing or destroying computersequipment
HARDWARE THEFT-Hardware theft consist of people opening upcomputers and taking parts out of them .Hardwaretheft also happens in retail stores ,when people breakopen the package and shoplift the item.HARDWARE VANDALISM-Hardware vandalism takes may forms ,from someonecutting a computer cable to individuals breaking intobusiness or school computers lab and aimlesslysmashing computer.
IS THEFT PART OF VANDALISM?It depends on the crime and the victim’spoint of view. It can be called theft if youstealing space on a person’s possession orbuilding .In the sphere of auto vandalismthen theft is involved.
Hardware theft and vandalism do not really pose athreat to the home desktop computeruser but it threat for those have a smaller system unitsthat easily can fit in a backpack or briefcase. It is easy tosteal because of its weight and its small size.Mobile users also are susceptible to hardware theft. Morethan 600,000 notebooks is estimated stolen each year. Theftoften target notebook computer of company executives sothat they can access confidential information illegally.In the case ,hardware theft is combined with software theft.