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Published on April 7, 2008

Author: conor

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The basics for beginners

Online Security and Safety Conor O'Neill, LouderVoice.com Using internet since 1990 Managed projects for McAfee Today about simple straightforward tips Lots of bad people out there Pretty easy to stop them Ask me at any point to clarify

Conor O'Neill, LouderVoice.com

Using internet since 1990

Managed projects for McAfee

Today about simple straightforward tips

Lots of bad people out there

Pretty easy to stop them

Ask me at any point to clarify

Viruses From CDs, USB thumbdrives (and floppies) From dodgy internet sites By email Good judgement mixed with anti-virus software No successful attacks in over six years

From CDs, USB thumbdrives (and floppies)

From dodgy internet sites

By email

Good judgement mixed with anti-virus software

No successful attacks in over six years

Attacks Automated attacks on your PC via the internet Try to take advantage of security holes in Windows Try to take advantage of machines that have no protection installed Millions of compromised PCs then used to attack other PCs

Automated attacks on your PC via the internet

Try to take advantage of security holes in Windows

Try to take advantage of machines that have no protection installed

Millions of compromised PCs then used to attack other PCs

Malware From dodgy internet sites Hijack your browser Grab password information Install software on your machine Some annoying, some dangerous, all undesirable

From dodgy internet sites

Hijack your browser

Grab password information

Install software on your machine

Some annoying, some dangerous, all undesirable

Phishing Usually via email Con you into clicking onto dodgy sites Pretend to be banking sites, eBay etc Grab your login or financial details to rip you off Always look at the address in the browser Internet Explorer 7 and Firefox have anti-phishing features Never click on an address like http://167.456.76.23

Usually via email

Con you into clicking onto dodgy sites

Pretend to be banking sites, eBay etc

Grab your login or financial details to rip you off

Always look at the address in the browser

Internet Explorer 7 and Firefox have anti-phishing features

Never click on an address like http://167.456.76.23

Nigerian 419 You've won the Euro Lotto! I am a lawyer for the estate of the former president of the Congo...... Just give us your bank details and a processing fee and we'll give you millions If it sounds to good to be true, run away! No free lunches on the internet

You've won the Euro Lotto!

I am a lawyer for the estate of the former president of the Congo......

Just give us your bank details and a processing fee and we'll give you millions

If it sounds to good to be true, run away!

No free lunches on the internet

Tools Anti-Virus – AVG Free Anti-malware – Spybot S&D Anti-attack – Zone Alarm, Windows Firewall Anti-Spam – Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail All in One - McAfee, Symantec, Microsoft OneCare Keep your machine up to date with Windows Update Do not let your anti-virus expire!

Anti-Virus – AVG Free

Anti-malware – Spybot S&D

Anti-attack – Zone Alarm, Windows Firewall

Anti-Spam – Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail

All in One - McAfee, Symantec, Microsoft OneCare

Keep your machine up to date with Windows Update

Do not let your anti-virus expire!

Social Networks Bebo, MySpace, Orkut, Facebook etc Do you know what your kids are putting on their pages? Are they over 13? Have you talked to them about using good judgement? Have you explained about stalkers and ”dirty old men”. What about bullying?

Bebo, MySpace, Orkut, Facebook etc

Do you know what your kids are putting on their pages?

Are they over 13?

Have you talked to them about using good judgement?

Have you explained about stalkers and ”dirty old men”.

What about bullying?

Social Networks 2 Photo uploading Video uploading (live!) SMS/MMS Privacy and friend's privacy Their name, age, sex, school name, address Talked to other kids' parents? Future reputation when job-hunting Would you like your mum to see what you are uploading?

Photo uploading

Video uploading (live!)

SMS/MMS

Privacy and friend's privacy

Their name, age, sex, school name, address

Talked to other kids' parents?

Future reputation when job-hunting

Would you like your mum to see what you are uploading?

Filtering/Restricting/Monitoring Internet Explorer Parental Controls (content type, specific sites) Look at browsing history Look at search history Microsoft Vista Parental Controls Safe-Browsing add-ons (McAfee/Symantec) PC in kitchen or somewhere open

Internet Explorer Parental Controls (content type, specific sites)

Look at browsing history

Look at search history

Microsoft Vista Parental Controls

Safe-Browsing add-ons (McAfee/Symantec)

PC in kitchen or somewhere open

Top Tips Generic usernames for kids Strong & Multiple passwords Password Manager (KeePass, PasswordSafe) Giving out Credit Card Details Email attachments (.pif, .exe, .scr) Updates Good Judgement

Generic usernames for kids

Strong & Multiple passwords

Password Manager (KeePass, PasswordSafe)

Giving out Credit Card Details

Email attachments (.pif, .exe, .scr)

Updates

Good Judgement

Useful Sites kids.getnetwise.org/safetyguide/ mcafee.com, symantec.com etc AVG on free.grisoft.com Spybot Search & Destroy on www.safer-networking.org www.microsoft.com/protect/family/age/stages.mspx www.google.com/intl/en/landing/familysafety/

kids.getnetwise.org/safetyguide/

mcafee.com, symantec.com etc

AVG on free.grisoft.com

Spybot Search & Destroy on www.safer-networking.org

www.microsoft.com/protect/family/age/stages.mspx

www.google.com/intl/en/landing/familysafety/

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