01 - Dangers Online

 1. The internet is a fantastic resource that helps us to learn, share, communicate and find entertainment. All the billions of users of the internet use it for good purposes only.



 2. The following list are examples of:
1. malware
2. phishing
3. unsavoury characters
4. cyberbullying

  useful tools online

  internet features

  internet toolkit keys

  dangers online

 3. It may not be possible to completely stop the internet from being dangerous, but it is possible to ________________________________.

  find all corrupt and unsavoury users and block them.

  destroy all websites and viruses that are harmful yourself.

  close down the internet in your city if it becomes a threat.

  take simple precautions to help reduce or prevent exposure to such dangers.

 4. Malware are programs that install and run on your computer without your consent. One way to avoid this from happening is to ______________________.

  always click on email links, especially if they appear to be from a known sender.

  stop using computers altogether.

  be careful about clicking on suspicious or unknown links sent to you via email.

  inform the internet police of your home address and computer name.

 5. The following description is defining a danger online that is called:
You might receive emails from someone pretending to be someone you know. The emails are designed to trick you into giving away personal information, such as your usernames and passwords.





 6. Cyberbullying is the ________ of another person using the internet, mobile phones and other digital devices.





 7. One way of keeping safe against malware is to:

  only use the internet in a public place - e.g. a library or a school.

  use the internet in private places only.

  only send emails to those you know.

  install anti-virus software and a firewall.

 8. The easiest way to stay safe online is to stay in control of personal information given out. Never disclose important details such as ________________________________.

  questions you may have about an online product (e.g on Amazon)

  the names of websites you like.

  products you have recently bought online.

  name, telephone number, address or school.

 9. If somebody does start sending you messages that offend or upset you, ______________________________.

  write back to them with threatening message.

  don't tell anyone about it.

  give out your address so that they can deal with you directly.

  tell an adult you can trust.

 10. It is perfectly acceptable to meet someone you have met online, so long as they have shown you a photograph of what they look like.