True or False: Online scammers only want to steal your money.
You’re on vacation with your family and take a cool selfie of yourself eating ice cream. You decide to post the photo. Should you tag the location of the ice cream shop?
- Yes! Why not?!
- No! Think twice before you post!
How might a scammer try to trick you?
- by offering you a prize
- by telling you that you have to reply right away
- by pretending to work for an organization or business that you know
- all of the above
True or False: Senior citizens are most likely to fall for online scams.
You’re creating a new password for your online gaming account. Which of the following tips is good to remember?
- Use your birthday—that way you’ll never forget it!
- change your password often.
- Text your password to your two best friends so they can also use it.
- Use the same password as another account so you don’t have to think of a new one.
In one word, how can you stay safe online?
Staying Safe Online
Be aware of what you share online Create strong passwords & keep them secure Don't respond to strangers online
Internet Safety: The practice of protecting yourself and your data while using the internet. Secure Password: A password that is difficult to guess and contains a variety of characters (letters, numbers, symbols). Stranger: Someone you don't know or have never met.
What are the best ways to stay safe online?
- Not sharing personal information
- Using strong passwords
- Enabling two-factor authentication
- Not clicking on suspicious links
It takes 10 minutes for a hacker to guess a weak password. 90% of all passwords can be cracked in less than 6 hours. One in five children have been contacted online by a stranger.
Draw / write: What are some of the risks associated with using the internet?
Draw / write: How can we stay safe while using the internet?
What can happen if I don't use the internet safely?
What are some changes I can make to my online behavior to be safer?