WORKING ONLINE
AND THE RISKS
INVOLVED
Nipun Parikh
virtual-
lexicon.blogspot.com
INDEX
1. Internet as a work medium
2. Types of online jobs
3. Scams, Phishing schemes, and
Frauds
4. Protecting ourselves ...
PART 1
INTERNET
AS A WORK
MEDIUM
INTERNET AS A WORK
MEDIUM
•Internet, a gift to
mankind.
•Made our lives
easy, indeed very
easy.
•Internet now a
core part ...
EARNING ONLINE
•Internet enables us to earn
online.
•Various types of jobs
available.
•Gives the freedom of
working anywhe...
PART 2
TYPES OF
ONLINE
JOBS
WRITING JOBS
•Writing jobs
include content
writing for blogs,
websites etc.
•Translation jobs
•Proofreading jobs
•Data ent...
TECHNICAL JOBS
•These kind of jobs include
software developers, game
developers, mobile app
developers, etc.
•Online techn...
ONLINE JOB PROVIDERS
- BLOGS
 Blogger/Blogspot
WordPress
tumblr.
HubPages
ONLINE JOB PROVIDERS
– WORK PLATFORMS
oDesk
Freelancer.com
Elance
PART 3
SCAMS,
PHISHING
SCHEMES
& FRAUDS
SCAMS
• A confidence trick or
other fraudulent scheme,
for making a quick profit
Types of Scams:
•Employment Scams
•Law En...
PHISHING SCHEMES
•A fraudulent scheme
involving Identity
Theft by email.
•Sender pretends to
be a legitimate
company or ba...
PHISHING CYCLE
Victims click on link
in email believing it is
legitimate, entering
personal information
Fraudsters
compile...
EXAMPLE OF PHISHING
ONLINE FRAUDS
•The use of internet services/software
to defraud victims, by stealing personal
information.
•A very common ...
ONLINE FRAUDS CAN
INCLUDE
•Account takeover
•Advance fee frauds
•Identity frauds
•Online shopping fraud
•Work from home
•L...
EXAMPLES OF ONLINE
FRAUDS
CONT..
PROTECTI
NG
OURSELVE
S FROM
ONLINE
FRAUDS
THINGS YOU CAN DO TO
PROTECT YOURSELF
AGAINST FRAUD
•Brush up on common scams and warning
signs.
•Keep personal informatio...
CONT…
•Use an antivirus program.
•Do not download anything from unknown
websites.
•Do not click on any links in suspected ...
CONCLUSION
•Frauds will always exist.
•It can be found everywhere across the
spaces of the Internet: in email, on
social n...
REFERENCES
•http://www.lavasoft.com/mylavasoft/company/blog/8-things-
you-can-do-to-protect-yourself-against-fraud
•https:...
THANK
YOU
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How to make money online? Work from home methods, in a nutshell!

  1. 1. WORKING ONLINE AND THE RISKS INVOLVED Nipun Parikh virtual- lexicon.blogspot.com
  2. 2. INDEX 1. Internet as a work medium 2. Types of online jobs 3. Scams, Phishing schemes, and Frauds 4. Protecting ourselves from online frauds
  3. 3. PART 1 INTERNET AS A WORK MEDIUM
  4. 4. INTERNET AS A WORK MEDIUM •Internet, a gift to mankind. •Made our lives easy, indeed very easy. •Internet now a core part of Communications, Banking, Shopping, E-
  5. 5. EARNING ONLINE •Internet enables us to earn online. •Various types of jobs available. •Gives the freedom of working anywhere. •Any person with basic computer know-how can work online.
  6. 6. PART 2 TYPES OF ONLINE JOBS
  7. 7. WRITING JOBS •Writing jobs include content writing for blogs, websites etc. •Translation jobs •Proofreading jobs •Data entry jobs •Freelance blogging, ghost blogging
  8. 8. TECHNICAL JOBS •These kind of jobs include software developers, game developers, mobile app developers, etc. •Online technical support (eg. TeamViewer) •SEO (Search Engine Optimization) jobs •Online marketing
  9. 9. ONLINE JOB PROVIDERS - BLOGS  Blogger/Blogspot
  10. 10. WordPress
  11. 11. tumblr.
  12. 12. HubPages
  13. 13. ONLINE JOB PROVIDERS – WORK PLATFORMS oDesk
  14. 14. Freelancer.com
  15. 15. Elance
  16. 16. PART 3 SCAMS, PHISHING SCHEMES & FRAUDS
  17. 17. SCAMS • A confidence trick or other fraudulent scheme, for making a quick profit Types of Scams: •Employment Scams •Law Enforcement Scams •Credit Card Security Scam •Online Auction/Classified Ad Scam
  18. 18. PHISHING SCHEMES •A fraudulent scheme involving Identity Theft by email. •Sender pretends to be a legitimate company or bank. •Use a website/logo that looks like the website/logo of the legitimate company.
  19. 19. PHISHING CYCLE Victims click on link in email believing it is legitimate, entering personal information Fraudsters compile the stolen data and sell it online or use it themselves. FraudstersBuild fake site Send out thousands of phishing emails with link to fake website. PHISHIN G
  20. 20. EXAMPLE OF PHISHING
  21. 21. ONLINE FRAUDS •The use of internet services/software to defraud victims, by stealing personal information. •A very common form of internet fraud is the distribution of rogue security software. •Internet fraud can occur in chat rooms, email, message boards, or on websites.
  22. 22. ONLINE FRAUDS CAN INCLUDE •Account takeover •Advance fee frauds •Identity frauds •Online shopping fraud •Work from home •Lottery scams •Click fraud •Bank card and cheque fraud
  23. 23. EXAMPLES OF ONLINE FRAUDS
  24. 24. CONT..
  25. 25. PROTECTI NG OURSELVE S FROM ONLINE FRAUDS
  26. 26. THINGS YOU CAN DO TO PROTECT YOURSELF AGAINST FRAUD •Brush up on common scams and warning signs. •Keep personal information confidential. •Change your passwords and pins. •Order your credit reports. •Use HTTPS everywhere •Watch out for unusual transactions. •Use Strong, Secure Passwords, and
  27. 27. CONT… •Use an antivirus program. •Do not download anything from unknown websites. •Do not click on any links in suspected spam emails. •Do not attempt to “unsubscribe” from spam. •Do not fall for any seemingly very attractive offers, particularly if they promise easy
  28. 28. CONCLUSION •Frauds will always exist. •It can be found everywhere across the spaces of the Internet: in email, on social networks, and on various websites. •Over the years, cybercriminals have invented new tactics, but the scams are ultimately the same. •Only users themselves can guarantee their own protection in the virtual
  29. 29. REFERENCES •http://www.lavasoft.com/mylavasoft/company/blog/8-things- you-can-do-to-protect-yourself-against-fraud •https://www.securelist.com/en/analysis/204792149/Internet_fra ud_for_dummies_practical_advice_for_protecting_yourself_ag ainst_online_scams •http://www.actionfraud.police.uk/node/298 •http://lifehacker.com/5858197/how-to-protect-yourself-from- online-fraud
  30. 30. THANK YOU

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