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    1. 1. Graham Holmes Internet Safety for Middle School Students Cisco Systems, Inc. has compiled this third party information solely for ease of the reader’s reference. Cisco Systems, Inc. is not responsible for and makes no representation regarding the accuracy, viability or timeliness of this information. Cisco Systems, Inc. does not guarantee that adhering to or implementing the processes described will assure the safety of children, computer system(s), personal information/data or network(s). Recommendations regarding products or processes contained in these materials are solely those of the identified content owner.
    2. 2. A few terms first Malware Spam Botnets Vulnerability Social Networking
    3. 3. Zombies Are Used to Make Money Medicine Gambling Porn Fraud
    4. 4. Zombie Masters <ul><li>After accounts and resources </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Phishing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Download Offers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Email account theft </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>After passwords </li></ul></ul>
    5. 5. How to help a Zombie Master <ul><li>Make passwords easy </li></ul><ul><li>Install “malware” on your phone/computer </li></ul><ul><li>Give them access to your lists of addresses and friends </li></ul><ul><li>What do they do? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Change password, email address. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Impersonate you to your friends. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Rob your friends </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use your computer to send spam or infect others </li></ul></ul>
    6. 6. One of the Zombie Masters <ul><li>Phished for passwords, advertises via users’ buddy lists for ringtones gambling, porn </li></ul><ul><li>735,925 messages earned over $500,000 </li></ul><ul><li>May 2008: MySpace awarded $230 million against Sanford Wallace </li></ul><ul><li>Mar 2009: Facebook wins US lawsuit banning Wallace </li></ul><ul><li>Oct 2009: Facebook wins $111M verdict </li></ul>
    7. 7. What’s at risk?
    8. 8. Protect Personal Info “ Choc4cat” <ul><li>Passwords </li></ul><ul><li>Have many passwords and make them complex </li></ul><ul><li>Use big and cap letters plus numbers </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t use words: Designer passwords </li></ul><ul><li>Personal Data </li></ul><ul><li>Never send passwords, credit card numbers or personal data in email </li></ul><ul><li>NEVER give out your birth date, social security number, or address </li></ul>
    9. 9. Beware of Strange things <ul><li>Don’t talk to strangers </li></ul><ul><li>IMs, emails or webcam chat requests </li></ul><ul><li>Tell your parents </li></ul><ul><li>Protect your computer/phone </li></ul><ul><li>Use anti-virus and spyware software </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t forward spam </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t click on a url you can’t trust </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t download applications from untrusted places </li></ul><ul><li>Use pop-up blockers </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t turn off security features </li></ul>
    10. 10. Practice Safe Behavior Online <ul><li>Never give out personal information over the internet including: </li></ul><ul><li>Name </li></ul><ul><li>Address </li></ul><ul><li>Phone Number* </li></ul><ul><li>Age </li></ul><ul><li>Gender </li></ul>*Reverse Google address lookup
    11. 11. Practice Safe Behavior Online <ul><li>Never share other information that can be used to identify you such as: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Where you go to school </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Where you are going to be, or usually hang out (Mall, Park, etc.) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Where your parents work </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Landmarks around your house (I live by…) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Similar information about friends or family </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>User Names and Email ID’s should be non-descript </li></ul></ul>
    12. 12. Practice Safe Behavior Online <ul><li>NEVER agree to meet offline </li></ul><ul><li>If you receive an E-mail from someone you do not know, don't open it and ask a trusted adult for help (SPAM & Virus Risks) </li></ul><ul><li>Never fill out membership forms w/o parents or lab supervisors permission </li></ul><ul><li>Chat rooms are like shouting on the Internet – others are watching & listening, so don’t use personal information or discuss specific plans on the Internet </li></ul><ul><li>Be Respectful & Polite – the Internet is a community much like your neighborhood. Don't be mean or rude on the Internet </li></ul>
    13. 13. Practice Safe Behavior Online <ul><li>When you see anything on the Internet that makes you feel weird, sad, or uncomfortable: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Turn off the monitor (do not delete the message) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tell a parent or your lab supervisor immediately and they can respond accordingly or notify law enforcement </li></ul></ul><ul><li>If someone tries to share this type of information with you or asks you to reveal any type of personal information: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Turn off the monitor (do not delete the message) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tell a parent or your lab supervisor immediately and they can respond accordingly or notify law enforcement. </li></ul></ul>
    14. 14. Who Can You Trust? <ul><li>If it’s too good to be true…… </li></ul><ul><li>Never accept candy from a stranger….. </li></ul>