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A link that you are not familiar with has popped up on your computer, what do you do?

Click on it, see what it’s all about
Do not click on it and close the window
They know about my love of cars, so it must be fine
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It could be a scam or a phishing site. Better safe than sorry.

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It could be a scam or a phishing site. Better safe than sorry.

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Should you have the same password on all your accounts?

Yes, it’s easy to remember
Just change one number
No, have totally different ones on each site
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Have different ones on each site, especially your main email account as all your passwords can be reset from there.

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Have different ones on each site, especially your main email account as all your passwords can be reset from there.

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Public or Wi-Fi hotspots are as secure as your connection at home?

No, you should avoid using sensitive sites whilst on a public Wi-Fi
Only use hotspots provided by BT
All public Wi-Fi hotspots are safe
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Your information is easy to hack on public sites.

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Your information is easy to hack on public sites.

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What may be a useful security measure to help prevent hacking?

Only use social media sites
Have more than one email address- perhaps a different one for banking etc.
Only use a MAC computer
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If one account is hacked then everything would not be compromised.

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If one account is hacked then everything would not be compromised.

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What should you do to your computer before leaving it unattended

Nothing
Shut the lid
Log off or lock it
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Don’t allow anyone else to access your computer.

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Don’t allow anyone else to access your computer.

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Which is more secure for a password

Multiword
Letters and Numbers
Long complex words
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Long complex words are best but a 2 step authentication process is best.

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Long complex words are best but a 2 step authentication process is best.

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You’re looking to download an app for a game on your smart phone and you can’t find it on the Apple Istore or Android Play Store. Should you go ahead and buy it from the web site you have seen it advertised?

Yes, it will be fine, and anyway you just can’t wait since all your friends have it.
No, you don’t know whether the site is secure, and you may be giving payment details to an unknown source.
Check with your friends if they have had any problems.
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You always use a trusted site to download an app otherwise your bank details may be shared and used.

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You always use a trusted site to download an app otherwise your bank details may be shared and used.

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You use social media on your smart phone. What is a good way to ensure that nobody accesses your account pretending to be you?

Only ever lend your phone to friends that you know?
Don’t ever let your phone out of your sight?
Consider password protecting your phone and utilising the screen locking programme.
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You should use the screen locking facility on your phone and enter a password that only you know. You should never allow your phone to be used by friends unsupervised.

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You should use the screen locking facility on your phone and enter a password that only you know. You should never allow your phone to be used by friends unsupervised.

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Somebody calls you from an unknown number to say that you have won a competition. They want to check they have the right person by asking you to verify your bank details. Do you ...

Ask them for their number so you can call them back to verify who they are.
Give them your bank details, the prize is the latest game you have had your eye on.
Don’t give them your details, just hang up.
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Even if they give you a number to call it could be a temporary one. The best advice to keep your information safe is to not give anything at all. If you have won a competition they will post the prize to you anyway.

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Even if they give you a number to call it could be a temporary one. The best advice to keep your information safe is to not give anything at all. If you have won a competition they will post the prize to you anyway.

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You got accepted into college and want to dispose of your letter inviting you to your college interview. The letter contains your address, name and course details. Do you

Shred it with a cross cutting shredder, or ask your parents to do this for you.
Put it straight in the bin.
Tear it into 4 pieces and put it in the bin.
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If you discard it publicly anyone can get hold of your personal details. Also if you tear it up and can be stuck together again. Cross shredding is always that best way to dispose of personal information.

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If you discard it publicly anyone can get hold of your personal details. Also if you tear it up and can be stuck together again. Cross shredding is always that best way to dispose of personal information.

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