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Internet Security

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In this lesson, you will learn about Internet security, common Internet threats. You will also learn about privacy on social networking sites.

In this lesson, you will learn about Internet security, common Internet threats. You will also learn about privacy on social networking sites.

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  • 1. Internet Safety<br />Violet Kuloaugust 10, 2011<br />
  • 2. Lesson Objectives<br />Learn about Internet safety.<br />Learn common Internet safety terms.<br />Explore social networking and privacy.<br />
  • 3. Introduction<br />Have you ever searched online to see what information can be found on you?<br />Have you ever received enticing emails or advertisements with special discount offers?<br />Have you customized your privacy settings for your social networking accounts?<br />
  • 4. Introduction<br />Internet safety refers to protecting your computer and yourself from threats such as viruses, identity theft, privacy violations, cyber harassment/cyber stalking.<br />The Internet’s widespread reach, constantly changing technologies, and emerging social media have made users more vulnerable.<br />
  • 5. Internet Threats<br />Malware-malicious software or code<br />Spam-unsolicited email or junk mail<br />Virus-self-replicating software program<br />Spyware-collects user’s information without their knowledge<br />
  • 6. Internet Threats<br />Phishing-mail or instant message scams<br />Clickjacking- tricks users into clicking on a malicious link <br />Trojan horse-tricks users into allowing the program access to their computer<br />Browser hijacking-home page is replaced by malware or spyware<br />
  • 7. Internet Threats<br />Pharming-redirects traffic from a legitimate to an illegitimate Website<br />Hoax-email chain letter that warns of impending viruses<br />Mouse trapping-keeps visitors from leaving a site<br />
  • 8. Social Media<br />How many of you have an account on a social networking site?<br />Which social networking sites do you use?<br />How can we use these social network sites as instructional tools?<br />
  • 9. Social Networking<br />Social networking Websites are being used regularly by millions of people.<br />Share, connect, and communicate with others.<br />Collaborative construction of knowledge.<br />Continuous conversation.<br />
  • 10. Social Networking Websites<br />
  • 11. Facebook<br />Allows users to connect and communicate with friends, upload pictures and videos, play games.<br />Users can create groups for people with a common interest.<br />
  • 12. Twitter<br />An online service that enables you to broadcast short messages to your friends or "followers.”<br />Lets you specify which Twitter users you want to follow, so you can read their messages in one place.<br />
  • 13. You Tube<br />A video sharing site that lets users store short videos for private or public viewing.<br />Many institutions have You Tube channels for streaming information.<br />
  • 14. Blogging<br />Easily created and updateable Website that allows author(s) to publish instantly on the Internet.<br />Engages readers with ideas and questions.<br />Comprises of reflections and conversations.<br />
  • 15. Internet Threats<br />Troll-person who posts comments just to annoy people and cause a distraction<br />Flame war-heated argument in a social media site<br />Flamebait-comment posted by someone trying to provoke an angry response<br />Sockpuppet-fake identity used to deceive others<br />
  • 16. Internet Safety Tips<br />Avatar-use an avatar to protect your privacy<br />Screen name-use a pseudonym on sites you commonly communicate with strangers<br />Posts-may not always be able to change or delete posts<br />Chats-can easily be saved and shared with others <br />Meme-often cute and funny thing that has gone viral<br />
  • 17. Internet Safety Tips<br />Create strong passwords.<br />Represent yourself safely.<br />Review your privacy settings.<br />
  • 18. Task<br />Add your thoughts and ideas to the blog on how we can best safeguard our students from Internet threats.<br />
  • 19. References<br />Internet Safety. http://www.gcflearnfree.org/internetsafety<br />Richardson, W. (2006). Blogs, Wikis, podcasts, and other powerful web tools for classrooms. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press.<br />Social Networking. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Social_Networking<br />Twitter versus Facebook: Should you Choose One? http://www.twitip.com/twitter-versus-facebook/<br />You Tube. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BmykFKjNpdY&feature=player_embedded<br />

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