4. Theft of Information

  1. Johann Rost and
  2. Robert L. Glass

Published Online: 22 DEC 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470909959.ch4

The Dark Side of Software Engineering: Evil on Computing Projects

The Dark Side of Software Engineering: Evil on Computing Projects

How to Cite

Rost, J. and Glass, R. L. (2010) Theft of Information, in The Dark Side of Software Engineering: Evil on Computing Projects, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470909959.ch4

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 DEC 2010
  2. Published Print: 7 FEB 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470597170

Online ISBN: 9780470909959

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Keywords:

  • theft of information - ranging from subtle to blatant;
  • victims, discovering secrets being stolen - through hackers, boasting in public about what they did;
  • intellectual property protection - best defense against information theft, a physical and/or logical one

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Case Studies

  • How Do the Victims Find Out That Their Secrets Are Stolen?

  • Intellectual Property Protection

  • Open Versus Closed Source