The dangers of the Internet and how to stay safe online
Created on May 24, 2023
work made by: dânia costa
The dangers of the internet and how to stay safe online
Some of the risks you need to be aware of :
- Invasion of privacy
- Accidentally downloading malware
- Falling for Scams
- Identity theft
- Offensive images and messages.
- The presence of strangers who may be there to 'groom' other members.
Is the use of emails that try to trick people into clicking on maliciuos links or attachments .
Falling for scams
cyber criminals can use sites popular with children to identify potential victims
Accidentally Downloading Malware
Malware is computer software that is installed without the knowledge or permission of the victim and performs harmful actions on the computer.
to protect yourself:
A few tips to help you stay safe online
A few tips to help you stay safe online:
- Use strong passwords;
- Keep your software up to date;
- Be careful what you click;
- Use antivirus software;
- Stay private.
Staying safe online is a shared responsibility, so don't hesitate to reach out to trusted sources for help if you have any concerns or questions.