Presentation on theme: "Computer Technology Timpview High School. E-mail Email is inexpensive and easy to use and track Spam – emails sent in bulk to many peoples email accounts;"— Presentation transcript:
E-mail Email is inexpensive and easy to use and track Spam – emails sent in bulk to many peoples email accounts; like junk mail Phishing – a form of Internet fraud that aims to steal valuable information such as credit cards, social security numbers, user IDs and passwords http://www.microsoft.com/protect/yourself/phishing/identify.mspx http://www.microsoft.com/protect/yourself/phishing/identify.mspx
A virus is a program intentionally designed to cause annoyance or damage to computer hardware or software Ways to protect your computer: Turn on firewall Keep anti-virus software up-to-date Be cautious about opening email attachments Avoid spyware
Treat people with the same respect and integrity you would during a face-to-face encounter Do not use offensive language, avoid extreme emotion or opinions, avoid insulting or hostile comments http://info.org.il/irrelevant/may02-smilepop-soapbox4.swf
Blind Copy Email address to send to Carbon Copy Your Name Always include and make it informative 1.DO use proper grammar, punctuation, capitalization, etc. 2.DO keep it short and to the point. 3.DO NOT use all capital letters. 4.DO NOT send to people you dont know. 5.REMEMBER e-mail is NOT private!