Dangers lurking in Cyberspace

Post comments on the following questions in the comments section of this entry.

1.     Identify a few imminent dangers faced by netizens identified in the video.

2.     Have you or someone you know been victims of such cyber dangers? If yes what is the nature of the cyber dangers.

3.      What are some of the possible preventive measures that netizens could take against such possible dangers?

22 comments:

  1. Malware,Cyberbullying,Virus,Spamming,Trojan horse

    No

    Use security software

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  2. 1) Malware, viruses, phishing
    2) No
    3) Installing antivirus software, not entering personal information on the web.

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  3. 1) Cyber-bullying, spreading untrue rumors, hacking, being fooled, tracking of personal information-phishing, online threats and unprotected internet connection.

    2) No.

    3) They could adjust the settings and make it private and only certain people can view their information.

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  4. 1) Cyber-bullying, spreading rumors, Malware, Hackers, Phishing, online threats, unprotected internet connection.
    2) No. I have nothing to write...
    3) Buy a software that protects your computer.

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  5. Trojan , Malware , Cyberbullying ,Spam ,Things that track your information


    Yes.They are something that will make you panic alot.


    Use antivirus software

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  6. 1)The dangers are: being hacked,losing your personal information, be cyber bullied and getting infected by viruses

    2)Yes. Hacking

    3)Netizens can install anti virus software, avoid downloading any software.

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  7. 1. Phishing, virus, money scam

    2.No.

    3. Install a security software.

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  8. 1) Viruses, Malware, Phishing
    2) No
    3) Installing anti-virus software and do not reveal your personal information.

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  9. 1) Scams, trojan horse, cyberbullying,spreading false information

    2)no.Being hack

    3)Use firewall to block viruses

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  10. Malware,Cyberbullying,Virus,Spamming,Trojan horse, hacking

    Yes, sort of, my gmail was hacked

    Firewall

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  12. 1.They maybe infected by malware , get hacked , or get their personal details stolen.
    2.Yes. Money scams, virus, everything on the top list
    3.Install anti-virus, do not anyhow enter your personal information and not share too much personal information on the web and refrain from random software downloads.

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  13. 1) The dangers are: Malware, hacking schools, small businesses etc, phishing attacks and online threats.

    2) I have primary school friends that were victims of spam virus.

    3) They can use security programs and take precautions on sharing files and entering foreign websites.

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  14. 1. Malware, Spamming, Hacking.

    2. No I have not.

    3. They should install anti-virus softwares, they should refrain from posting or telling unknown sources your personal information.

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  15. 1. Viruses, spamming

    2. No

    3. Download security softwares but make sure the software you download is not a virus.

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  16. 1) Scams, viruses, hacks, getting your personal infos
    2) Yes. Hack
    3) They should think twice before clicking on anything on internet.

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  17. Newton Virus Trojan

    No

    Firewall, Mcafee

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  18. 1) Cyber-bullying, Spreading false rumors, Malware, Hackers, Phishing, Online threats, Unprotected Internet connection.
    2) No.
    3) Buy an original security software that will protect your computer.

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  19. 1. Some dangers are hacking, malware, or viruses, and phishing.
    2.Yes, I have been a victim. It caused my computer to crash and hang, even causing the computer screen to still show the screen it was stuck at, even though it was unplugged.
    3.Installing anti-virus software, installing a phishing filter, and not giving away personal info.

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  20. 1.hackers and others

    2.no

    3Buy n original software that protects your com

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  21. 1)Viruses and cyberbullying
    2)Yes. They are usually embedded into a website.
    3) arm themselves with protection

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  22. 1) Netizens are being scammed , hacked and get robbed by hackers in the web..
    2) I've been a victim to a cyber danger , i got fooled for and i had to pay a quite big amt of money.... i think the nature is that very dangerous and it cost you in a way or another..
    3) Don't add strangers in social networking sites like facebook, twitter and hotmail.....

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