The Dark Side of the Web<br />By Mark Shin<br />
In the Darkness…<br />Computer Viruses<br />Spyware/malware<br />Online Pornography<br />Social Networking <br />Wasting T...
Computer Virus<br />Signs of Virus Infection<br />Unusual message/image appears<br />Unusual sound/music plays<br />Decrea...
Computer Virus<br />What can be done to prevent virus infection?<br />Antivirus software (set auto scan)<br />Scan all rem...
Spyware / Malware<br />Top 10 Facts about Spyware<br />Average home PC contains 30 pieces of spyware<br />Your identity is...
Online Pornography<br />Teens spend average of 87 hours a year looking at porn online<br />Daily Mail - UK<br />Worldwide ...
Social Networking - Benefits<br />Online interaction provides way for students to:<br />Learn and refine self-control<br /...
Social Networking - Risks<br />Media attention on predators and pedophiles<br />Greater likelihood of experiencing Cyberbu...
Social Networking - Examples<br />Facebook  -  350 million global users (12/2/09)<br />YouTube – 552 million global users<...
Social Networking – Safe Strategies<br />Assume everyone has access to your profile<br />Assume the information and conten...
Social Networking – Safe Strategies<br />Use discretion when putting pictures or other media in your profile<br />Content ...
Wasting Time<br />Decreased Productivity<br />An online survey of 2,057 employees …found about 6  in every 10 workers admi...
Plagiarism<br />54% of students admitted to plagiarizing from the internet.<br />36% of undergraduates have admitted to pl...
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The Dark Side Of The Web

  1. 1. The Dark Side of the Web<br />By Mark Shin<br />
  2. 2. In the Darkness…<br />Computer Viruses<br />Spyware/malware<br />Online Pornography<br />Social Networking <br />Wasting Time – Productivity<br />Plagiarism<br />
  3. 3. Computer Virus<br />Signs of Virus Infection<br />Unusual message/image appears<br />Unusual sound/music plays<br />Decreased available memory<br />Program/file is suddenly missing<br />A file becomes corrupted<br />Program/file does not work properly<br />http://www.seecureit.com/pages/images/computer-virus.jpg<br />More Virus Symptoms<br />
  4. 4. Computer Virus<br />What can be done to prevent virus infection?<br />Antivirus software (set auto scan)<br />Scan all removable media<br />Scan all attached and downloaded files<br />Install Firewall program<br />http://65.55.21.250/security/antivirus/prevent.aspx<br />http://arvast.com/images/antivirus_software/antivirus_software_250x251.jpg<br />
  5. 5. Spyware / Malware<br />Top 10 Facts about Spyware<br />Average home PC contains 30 pieces of spyware<br />Your identity is clicks away for criminals<br />Spyware slows down your computer<br />Spyware can slow down your internet connection<br />Spyware can turn you into a “spammer”.<br />Spyware can be installed on your computer without your knowledge.<br />It allows hackers to control your PC.<br />Some spyware removal programs install Spyware.<br />The best Anti-Spyware programs only finds 90% of Spyware.<br />Many resort to wiping their PC and re-installing everything.<br />http://ezinearticles.com/?Top-Ten-Facts-About-Spyware&id=676633<br />
  6. 6. Online Pornography<br />Teens spend average of 87 hours a year looking at porn online<br />Daily Mail - UK<br />Worldwide pornography revenue in 2006 was $97.06 billion.<br />http://www.enough.org/inside.php?id=2uxkjwry8<br />Every second, $3,075.64 is being spent on pornography, 28,258 Internet viewers are viewing pornography, 372 Internet users are typing adult search terms into search engines, and every 39 minutes, a new pornographic video is made in the United States. http://www.enough.org/inside.php?id=2uxkjwry8<br />Sexting by minors is quickly leading to child porn arrests in the US<br />http://technology.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/tech_and_web/article5516511.ece<br />
  7. 7. Social Networking - Benefits<br />Online interaction provides way for students to:<br />Learn and refine self-control<br />Relate with tolerance<br />Engage in critical thinking and decision making<br />Express views in a healthy and appropriate manner<br />Social support structure<br />Promotes self discover and identify formation without popularity, cultural, and peer dynamics<br />
  8. 8. Social Networking - Risks<br />Media attention on predators and pedophiles<br />Greater likelihood of experiencing Cyberbullying<br />Increased opportunities for publishing personal information<br />http://www.mediabistro.com/fishbowlLA/original/grasgf.jpg<br />
  9. 9. Social Networking - Examples<br />Facebook - 350 million global users (12/2/09)<br />YouTube – 552 million global users<br />My Space - 212 million<br />Twitter - 32.1 million (5/09) up from 1.6 million in one year<br />LinkedIn - 50 million<br />LiveJournal – 35 million<br />Bebo - 40 million <br />Friendster - 50 million<br />Xanga - 40 million<br />Orkut - 67 million<br />
  10. 10. Social Networking – Safe Strategies<br />Assume everyone has access to your profile<br />Assume the information and content of profile could be used to cause harm<br />Assume that there are predators using profile information to determine location<br />Remember you are responsible for any inappropriate or illegal content<br />Use “privacy” settings<br />Do not include age, school or city on profile<br />
  11. 11. Social Networking – Safe Strategies<br />Use discretion when putting pictures or other media in your profile<br />Content could be used for future educational and professional screening<br />Don’t accept Friend requests from people you don’t know<br />Content is never really deleted<br />Think before you post!<br />
  12. 12. Wasting Time<br />Decreased Productivity<br />An online survey of 2,057 employees …found about 6 in every 10 workers admit to wasting time at work with the average employee wasting 1.7 hours of a typical 8.5 hour working day ( Reuters )<br />Top 5 Time Wasters that Drown Productivity<br />Online Games<br />Facebook<br />Blogging<br />Instant Messaging<br />Wikipedia<br />http://jobs.aol.com/articles/2010/05/07/work-productivity/<br />
  13. 13. Plagiarism<br />54% of students admitted to plagiarizing from the internet.<br />36% of undergraduates have admitted to plagiarizing written material.<br />47% of students believe their teachers sometimes choose to ignore students who are cheating.<br />Ways to prevent/discourage plagiarism:<br /><ul><li>Article Checker
  14. 14. Turnitin.com
  15. 15. Be aware of reasons for plagiarism
  16. 16. Integrate plagiarism prevention</li></ul>http://www.totallywiredbook.com/images/plagiarism.jpg<br />

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