The internet is a fantastic tool and resource. By taking simple precautions, online dangers can largely be avoided and we can stay safe while online.
What is malware?
A program that installs and runs on a computer without the user's knowledge
Hardware that controls a computer without the user's knowledge
What is a virus?
A program that makes the user feel unwell
A program which replicates itself and spreads to other computers via attachments
A program that stops a computer from working
What is spyware?
A program which monitors computer activity in an attempt to steal passwords or financial information
What should be used to remove malware from a computer?
What is phishing?
Sending a program which replicates itself and spreads to other computers via attachments
Sending an email designed to trick the recipient into giving away personal information
Controlling a computer without the user's knowledge
What is a troll?
A person who leaves distasteful messages on someone's social media account
Someone who sends a virus
Someone who spies on a computer
What is used to prevent unauthorised communications from a computer?
Which of the following is a simple way to stay safe online?
Don't connect the computer to the internet
Don't give out personal information
Don't leave the computer on overnight
Which of the following helps to safeguard against phishing?
Not following links from an email
Which of the following is a way to help keep a computer free of malware?
Not opening emails from unknown or unfamiliar sources