Internet Worst Case Scenarios And Who’s Protecting Us

ROFL 18-11-2014

If things really went bad on the Internet Copyright on the Internet and Why You Should Care Copyright is a big deal on the Internet, and it has a huge impact on everyone, whether you create content or just read the stuff produced by sites like MakeUseOf. Read More , and we’re talking catastrophic failure, what would happen? The world relies on the Internet for all kinds of things, from finance 15 Excel Spreadsheet Templates for Managing Your Finances Always keep track of your financial health. These free Excel spreadsheet templates are the tools you need to manage your money. Read More to knowledge, and if it went down, things would be bad. But we do have some fail-safes in place in the event that things go bad, and that’s what the infographic below explains.

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  1. eric jay
    November 19, 2014 at 1:30 pm

    oh cool, i never knew about dnssec before.

  2. Soulschizm
    November 18, 2014 at 2:47 pm

    Why post this kind of information? i mean sure you could prolly google it and find it but i didn't know about atleast 60% of this but now i know atleast i would know where to start if i wanted to take the internet =/

    • Greekpower
      November 20, 2014 at 12:01 pm

      Very informative article that merely shows you a very general picture of how the internet functions. Even if you did want to do harm to people, the internet is so complex it would require a genius or a smart person with a lot of knowledge in programming and hacking I guess...

    • Daniel Escasa (@silverlokk)
      November 21, 2014 at 2:41 am

      @Greekpower, not really. In fact, malicious scripts are available in the dark corners of the Internet, which anyone can download and use, maybe with a few modifications.

      Witness the Love Letter “virus” which was derived from Melissa. Sure, that targeted Windows systems through Visual BASIC scripting, but script kiddies will always find a vulnerability somewheres, and it's not gonna take much smarts