Presentation on theme: "Cyber check Do you work safely and responsibly online? Do you know about the risks to your cyber security? What are your online responsibilities ? How."— Presentation transcript:
Cyber check Do you work safely and responsibly online? Do you know about the risks to your cyber security? What are your online responsibilities ? How can you protect yourself online??
What are net nasties? viruses pop ups spam chain emails trojan horses spyware worms scams identity theft malware phishing
Smart Internet Rules Protect the privacy of others Be polite when communicating online Ask your parents or an adult before downloading anything from the internet Ask permission before forwarding friends’ emails, photos or information Close popup windows or emails from people you don’t know What are your responsibilities? * * Click here for information on netiquettehere
How can you protect yourself? Ask an adult to help you back up all of your important files. Install anti-virus, spyware and malware software to protect your computer from net nasties. Popups can often offer you something that is too good to be true. Beware of the scam. If you receive an email or attachment from someone you don’t know, ignore it, do not open it and inform a responsible adult. Always use a strong password. Passing on junk mail to your friends and online communities is spamming. Avoid it at all times. * * * * * *