3. Computer Protection
Firewall – Blocks outside access to a computer
Antivirus – Prevents most destructive programs (viruses) from accessing a computer
Cookies – Stores and transmits information
to parent websites
Passwords – Allows access to online accounts
5. Computer Protection
Connected to the Internet
Disconnect when not in use
Limits the information sent to and from your computer
Barrier from the internet
Examples of firewall programs:
6. Computer Protection
Prevents viruses from effecting your computer
Can only prevent what it recognizes
Examples of antivirus programs:
• AVG Anti-virus
7. Computer Protection
Allow companies to store information on your machine
Collect information on your use
Set computer to accept different level of cookies I’ve been to
8. Computer Protection
Keep Your Password Safe!
Passwords are key to your personal information.
Increase password security by using:
• Capital letters, lowercase letters,
symbols, and numbers
• Abbreviations not whole words
Example: s0uth*ern ILL-in0is
Change your password frequently
9. Identity Theft
Email – Messages sent
via the internet
Websites - Locations on
10. Identity Theft
Scamming: Tricking or
deceiving a person
or group of people to
Phishing Email -
A common avenue for virtual scam artist. False
email can appear obvious or subtle.
Phishing Website -
Another common venue for virtual scam artist.
Attempt to gather personal information
Follow these guidelines
when using email:
Sent messages are
Do not open emails
from email addresses
you do not recognize!
Treat online situations
the same way you would
16. Identity Theft: Websites
Check out the legitimacy of a
Key icons and web addresses
Check for misspellings
Do not give out personal
Set information to private if possible
If you are unsure just remember
Stop… Look… Call!
18. Spending And Saving Online
Consider the following before buying anything online:
Do you know the store from the brick mortar world?
What is the site’s reputation?
Is the website secure?
Is the offer too good to be true?
Does the merchant collect more information than is needed to
complete the sale?
Use a payment service or credit card for payment.
Review the company's shipping method.
21. Bullying On Line
What to do if you are “cyber-bullied.”
Safety tips to avoid or deal with online bullying.
Keep personal information private.
Use technology tools to block inappropriate or threatening behavior.
Do not answer phone calls or read messages, e-mails or comments
from “cyber-bullies.” Set them aside in case they are needed by
authorities for evidence.
23. Buying Prescriptions On Line
Know your source to make sure it’s safe
Make sure a website is a state-licensed pharmacy located in the
Find a list at http://www.nabp.net and http://www.vipps.info.
Look for websites with practices that protect you.
Be sure your privacy is protected.
If you are suspicious or have complaints about a service or
transaction, report the website!
27. Defensive Computing
Browsing and searching
Ads on search engines and sponsored search results.
Identifying secure/trusted websites
Understand the risks in sharing information.
Browser settings and filtering software.
28. Safe Practices
Remember these helpful tips when using a computer for
“web surfing” or online transactions:
Treat your computer
like your home.
Never give out
Talk to your kids about
If it sounds too good
to be true… it usually is!
30. The First Question
When I’m on line I should never give out:
A. My last name
B. The names of my pets
C. The names of my favorite book or TV shows
34. Question 3
You are in a very high post in a company. You have to
complete a project with your Senior. As you are going
on a vacation your senior asks your Email ID and
Password so that he can access files. It is an
important work. Should you give it ??
A. Give your password as it is important
B. Do not give your password as you do not care about
C. Do not give him and request your boss for some
36. Question 4
If someone I meet online gives me his phone
number I should:
A. Call him as he is your friend and has given his
B. Give him your number and request him to call
C. Ask your Parents and check the number
38. Question 5
What is Netiquette?
A. Treat others as badly as they treat you.
B. Be polite online and others will do the same
C. Call people names when they do something
you don't like.
D. Repeat messages over an over so others
don't get a chance to talk.
E. No Answer
40. Question 6
Which is these is a good way to keep from being
A.Delete messages from people you don't know, or from
those people who seem angry or mean.
B.When something doesn't seem right, stay in the site,
chat anyway and give out personal information.
C.Post all your school pictures online along with your
address, email, and phone number.
D.Send messages when you are angry and haven't had
time to think about the situation.
41. Answer 6
Option A - Delete messages from people you don't
know, or from those people who seem angry or mean.
42. Question 7
As I travel through "Cyberspace," I should
A.Take a break and have a snack.
B.Use the Internet to help me with my
C.Agree to meet someone in person who I have
44. Question 8
If someone I meet online asks me to keep a
secret from my parents I should....
A.Keep the secret because they are my "cyber
B.Tell all of my friends, because it's hard for me
to keep a secret.
C.Tell my parents, because no one should ever
ask me to keep secrets from my parents.
45. Answer 8
Option C - Tell my parents, because no one
should ever ask me to keep secrets from my
46. Question 9
Which of these is NOT a good way to keep from
A.Get back at the bullies by doing the same things they
did to you.
B.Don't give out private information .
C.Don't exchange pictures or give out email addresses to
people you meet on the Internet.
D.Don't send a message when you are angry.
47. Answer 9
Option A - Get back at the bullies by doing the
same things they did to you.
48. Question 10
Someone is on my E-mail "buddy list," "friend
list," or "contact list" and I only know that
person online, he or she is
A. My friend and someone I can trust
B. The Person he or she claims to be
C. Someone I should be cautious about,
because I don't know him or her well.
49. Answer 10
Option C - Someone I should be cautious
about, because I don't know him or her well.