Crimes and Misdemeanors
Want proof of the banality of evil? In a recent survey of American workers, 45% fessed up to one or more unethical actions relating to new technology. But based on their responses, there aren't a lot of folks out there with posters of ace hacker Kevin Mitnick on their cubicle walls.
|What They're Doing Wrong|
|UNETHICAL BEHAVIOR||WORKERS ADMITTING TO IT|
|Creating a potentially dangerous situation by using new technologies while driving||19%|
|Wrongly blaming an error you made on a technical glitch||14%|
|Using office equipment to do personal shopping on the Internet||13%|
|Copying company software for home use||13%|
Source: American Society of Chartered Life Underwriters.