Presentation on theme: "Using internet and cell phones safely"— Presentation transcript:
1 Using internet and cell phones safely Cyber SafetyUsing internet and cell phones safely
2 WHAT! Internet and cell phones aren’t BAD Technology is a wonderful thing!Because of internet and cell phones we can :Rapidly communicate with people all over the worldLearn about anything we want instantlyHave entertainment like games, books and musicShop at hundreds of storesVisit and learn about far away places
3 BUT… In the Future… Now… Internet and cell phones can cause us A LOT of problems …Now…andIn the Future…
4 Dangers Of The Internet Wrong informationComputer VirusesScamsUnwanted pictures videos and information may never go awayInternet Predators
5 Wrong information Anyone can post anything on the internet. Make sure information you decide to use comes from a trusted site.Ask an adult if you don’t know if you can trust the site.
7 Computer VirusesViruses and other malicious programs are built to infect and cause harm to your computerComputer viruses attack your computer and make it run slow, lose programs or files or cause computer deathOther programs similar to viruses may steal your information or spy on your activities
8 Virus Protection Never Open e-mail from people you don’t know Never download files without permission from an adult – adults should make sure the website is safe and trustworthyUse a firewall and up to date anti-virus software.
9 ScamsSome people try to trick others into giving away information so they can steal from you or even steal your identitySometimes scammers even pretend to be friends by using familiar names or hacking into other addresses
10 Oh no, you can’t scam me!Never open from people you don’t know. Report it, block it and delete it.Make sure any site you register with is a trusted site – ask an adult for help if you are unsure.Never give out personal information throughNever give your passwords to anyone – not even your best friend! (but do give them to your parents)
11 Once sent into cyberspace, you lose all control When something is posted on the internet everyone can see it, people may copy it and repost it.When you send a picture or text it someone it can instantly be sent to hundreds of other peopleThings posted on the internet or sent on cell phones can get you into trouble with parents, schools and even the police.
12 Take control!Think before you post – Never post or send anything that you wouldn’t want others to seeParentsClassmatesstrangersTeachersFriends
13 What is a PredatorIn the animal kingdom a predator is an animal who attacks and eats other animals.On the internet a predator is a person who pretends to be someone else to lure and hurt other people
14 How Predators OperateThey pretend to be a friend and get you to like and trust themThey ask you for personal information that helps them locate youThey ask you to meet them or find you using the personal information you gaveThey use social sites to become friends and gain personal information
15 How To Be SafeNever give out personal information to someone you meet on the internetDon’t add people you don’t know in person to your friends listNever meet someone in person that you first met on the internetIf someone says or does something that makes you feel uncomfortable, tell your parent right away and block or report that person
16 Social SitesMyspace and Facebook can be fun but remember everyone on your friends list can see what you post and do.Your future employers may even check your page and use it to decide if they want to hire you or notThink before you post
17 Social Site SafetyOnly add people you know in person to your friends listUse privacy settings – set your accounts to the most restrictive settings – so people must ask your permission to see your information, posts and picturesThink before you post
18 What is personal information? I’m 10!!!Your ageYour town or locationYour phone numberYour full nameYour school namePasswordsYour address
19 How To Be Safe Use only safe sites that have been approved by an adult Only add people you know in person to your friends listNever give out personal informationDon’t open from unknown sendersNever meet someone in person that you first met onlineThink before you post or send anything