Digital Security Slide Show

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  • Digital Security Slide Show

    1. 1. Digital Security
    2. 2. What is Digital Security? <ul><li>Digital security is the protection (security) in a electronic device, such as a computer. </li></ul>
    3. 3. What is a Virus? <ul><li>A computer virus is a computer program that can copy itself and infect a computer without permission or knowledge of the user. </li></ul>Presenting text, video or audio messages Cause erratic behaviour and can result in system crashes Reformatting the hard disk Damaging programs and deleting files
    4. 4. What is Malware? <ul><li>Malware is software designed to infiltrate and damage a computer system without the owner's knowledge. </li></ul>Destroy files on a hard disk Corrupt the file system by writing junk data To let viruses into the system unchecked Send e-mail spam or ping a server
    5. 5. Spyware is software that has been designed to monitor users' web browsing and/or display unwanted advertisements. What is Spyware? Gathering information about computer users Showing them pop-up ads Altering web browser behaviour Install a key logger
    6. 6. Who is a hacker? <ul><li>Someone who breaks into a system and causes mayhem. </li></ul>
    7. 7. What can a hacker do? Change all the account numbers and names just for the fun of it Stealing money from a bank electronically Playing around with traffic lights Make you get in trouble for things you didn’t do
    8. 8. Steps you could take to safeguard your digital life include: <ul><li>Keeping your passwords to yourself </li></ul><ul><li>Using a different password for </li></ul><ul><li>each occasion </li></ul><ul><li>Changing them all if every now and then </li></ul><ul><li>Never giving out any sort of information </li></ul>
    9. 9. Security Software:
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