Advanced English Unit One: Section A Tasks for This Class Get the background information Have a analysis of the organization “Cyberspace. A consensual hallucination experienced daily by billions of legitimate operators, in every nation, by children being taught mathematical concepts...A graphical representation of data abstracted from the banks of every computer in the human system. Unthinkable complexity. Lines of light ranged in the non-space of the mind, clusters and constellations of data. Like city lights, receding…” --William Gibson, Neuromancer Hacker Old School Hackers Script Kiddies, or Cyber-Punks Professional Criminals, or Crackers Coders and Virus Writers IP Spoofing occurs when an attacker disguises his/her originating host server or router as that of another host or router. Understanding the Organization Story account or a recital of an event or a an series of events, either true or fictitious. consciously made definite formal development a firmness in construction unity in plot, theme, character, tone, mood, even, occasionally, in style get closer to story point of view character plot structure Point of view the voice and vision through which the events of a story reach the reader Two main kinds narrator as a participant (writing in the first person) narrator as a nonparticipant (writing in the third person) Characters Protagonist the chief character who strives in a story Antagonist the character who is directly opposed to the protagonist Characters Tsutomu Shimomura Kevin Mitnick vs. Plot an order of events in a story, the emphasis falling on causality Time Place Character Background Conflict Crisis Resolution Conflict The struggle which grows out of the interplay of the two opposing forces in a plot. Essential patterns of conflict character against character character against society character vs. some material force character vs. some supernatural entity Crisis and Denouement Crisis is the point at which the opposing forces that create the conflict interlock in the decisive action on which the plot will turn. Denouement is the final unraveling of the plot. Structure While plot tends to move the reader along, structure tends to delay the movement so as to make him pause to reflect. Understanding the story How do you deal with the text? The first section conflict man versus man main characters the narrator and the hacker background information a. someone broke into the narrator’s computers. b. The log file summaries were stolen c someone was challenging the narrator. d. the narrator was going to take action. The second section Measures I took --- put digitized phone messages on the Internet as a bait --- keep in touch with FBI --- set up monitoring system Compare and Contrast ---- in common a fascination with computers ---- in discrepancy write technical programs for company sentenced to prison The third section How did the man get caught ---- monitor from NETCOM ---- found he was logging on ---- reported to FBI The fourth section The result of the duel. ---- My first face-to-face meeting with my opponent Review the Internet Security Issue Online Reading Read the articles “the Online World” and “the Hacking”.