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Wednesday, Apr. 11, 2012 12:54 PM
Hear a podcast of Joseph Menn's talk, Hacking, Ethics, and the Future of Internet Security, presented Monday for the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics at SCU. Menn, a reporter for Reuters, is the author of the true cyberthriller Fatal System Error.
The Center also offers Unavoidable Ethical Questions About Hacking, a brief look at the topic using he ethical approaches of rights, fairness, utlitarianism, common good, and virtue.
Thursday, Mar. 29, 2012 5:16 PM
Journalist Joseph Menn reflects on hacking for the Tech Forum, a series on IT, Ethics, and Law co-sponsored by the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics, the High Tech Law Institute, and the Center for Science, Technology, and Society.
Technology reporter for Reuters, Menn has covered the tech beat for Financial Times, LA Times, and Bloomberg. His talk will take place Monday, April 9, 7 p.m., in Lucas Hall on the Santa Clara University campus.
Friday, Jul. 22, 2011 4:19 PM
Center Director Kirk Hanson commented today on the "Anonymous" hacking collective suspected of launching cyberattacks on various government and business sites in retaliation for attempts to rein in Wikileaks.
Hanson told ABC7,
"The Anonymous hackers justify their criminal actions by saying they want to expose secrets and government corruption...
"It appears that they are still motivated by the same desires, simply to create chaos, and now they've wrapped it in a kind of morally-defensible mission of revealing secret data," Hanson said.