1.0.6 Class Activity – Top Hacker Shows Us How It is Done (Instructor Version)
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- Understand vulnerabilities of wireless and other common technologies
- Part 1: View the TEDx Video “Top Hacker Shows Us How It’s Done; Pablos Holman at TEDxMidwests”
- Part 2: Answer the following questions
Background / Scenario
Nearly every “secure” system that is used today can be vulnerable to some type of cyberattack.
- PC or mobile device with internet access
Part 1: View the TEDx Video “Top Hacker Shows Us How It’s Done; Pablos Holman at TEDxMidwests”
a. Locate the video on the internet and watch it.
b. Choose one of the hacks discussed by Mr. Holman in the video and use your favorite search engine to conduct some additional research on the hack.
c. For the hack chosen in Step 1b, answer the questions below. Be prepared to share your work in a full class discussion.
Part 2: Answer the following questions.
a. What is the vulnerability being exploited?
b. What information, data, or control can be gained by a hacker exploiting this vulnerability?
c. How is the hack performed?
d. What about this particular hack interested you specifically?
e. How do you think this particular hack could be mitigated?