Safe and Secure Computing

Please study the material at each of the links below.

  1. Introduction to internet safety
  2. Creating strong passwords
  3. How to Be Safe on the Internet
  4. Protecting your computer: Your computer faces many potential threats, including viruses, malware,
    and hard drive failure.
    This is why it's important to do everything you can to
    protect your computer and your files.
  5. 10 Tips for Safe Computing
  6. Common types of computer viruses: 20 Common Types of Computer Viruses and Other Malicious Programs
  7. Create a secure password: Several tricks for creating passwords that you'll remember.
  8. Virus, Trojan-Horse, Salami-Attack
  9. Cyber Crime: Describes the top cyber-crime priorities of the FBI
  10. Computer Ergonomics: Use of computers also has a downside: how to set up your computer to avoid physical problems.
  11. How to safely get rid of an old computer: Don't just throw it away. Computers house all sorts of toxins
    that are bad for the environment.
    Not to mention the personal information
  12. 10 startling facts about identity theft
  13. Protect yourself from identity theftProtect yourself from identity theft: Newscast from Fox News
  14. What is identity theft?: Scroll down to watch video
  15. How does identity theft happen?: Click each of the three tabs
  16. What to do if your identity is stolen: Scroll down to watch video
  17. Discussion Questions

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