Internet Safety<br />Violet Kuloaugust 10, 2011<br />
Lesson Objectives<br />Learn about Internet safety.<br />Learn common Internet safety terms.<br />Explore social networkin...
Introduction<br />Have you ever searched online to see what information can be found on you?<br />Have you ever received e...
Introduction<br />Internet safety refers to protecting your computer and yourself from threats such as viruses, identity t...
Internet Threats<br />Malware-malicious software or code<br />Spam-unsolicited email or junk mail<br />Virus-self-replicat...
Internet Threats<br />Phishing-mail or instant message scams<br />Clickjacking- tricks users into clicking on a malicious ...
Internet Threats<br />Pharming-redirects traffic from a legitimate to an illegitimate Website<br />Hoax-email chain letter...
Social Media<br />How many of you have an account on a social networking site?<br />Which social networking sites do you u...
Social Networking<br />Social networking Websites are being used regularly by millions of people.<br />Share, connect, and...
Social Networking Websites<br />
Facebook<br />Allows users to connect and communicate with friends, upload pictures and videos, play games.<br />Users can...
Twitter<br />An online service that enables you to broadcast short messages to your friends or "followers.”<br />Lets you ...
You Tube<br />A video sharing site that lets users store short videos for private or public viewing.<br />Many institution...
Blogging<br />Easily created and updateable Website that allows author(s) to publish instantly on the Internet.<br />Engag...
Internet Threats<br />Troll-person who posts comments just to annoy people and cause a distraction<br />Flame war-heated a...
Internet Safety Tips<br />Avatar-use an avatar to protect your privacy<br />Screen name-use a pseudonym on sites you commo...
Internet Safety Tips<br />Create strong passwords.<br />Represent yourself safely.<br />Review your privacy settings.<br />
Task<br />Add your thoughts and ideas to the blog on how we can best safeguard our students from Internet threats.<br />
References<br />Internet Safety. http://www.gcflearnfree.org/internetsafety<br />Richardson, W. (2006). Blogs, Wikis, podc...
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Internet Security

  1. 1. Internet Safety<br />Violet Kuloaugust 10, 2011<br />
  2. 2. Lesson Objectives<br />Learn about Internet safety.<br />Learn common Internet safety terms.<br />Explore social networking and privacy.<br />
  3. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 10. Social Networking Websites<br />
  11. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 17. Internet Safety Tips<br />Create strong passwords.<br />Represent yourself safely.<br />Review your privacy settings.<br />
  18. 18. Task<br />Add your thoughts and ideas to the blog on how we can best safeguard our students from Internet threats.<br />
  19. 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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