Unit 4

  1. This is a fantastic resource which explains what ‘scams’ are and provides students with the opportunity to come up with their own fake scam. This allows them to explore terminology scammers use etc.  Primary friendly scams may include winning free food (McDonalds happy meal if you provide your name and address) or congratulations you have won a trip to disney land fill out your name, address, date of birth etc.


You are the 1st lucky winner of our grand prize a golden retriever. We are so excited and can’t wait for you to meet your new friend. Please provide us with your name, date of birth and address so we can arrange to drop of your furry friend.

2.This lesson/resource is fantastic in talking through the steps of how to make a strong password and remember it without using obvious questions and answers.

3. Share your thoughts on what you imagine to be the future of cyber attacks. Consider the types of information we store and share online today. What information will hackers try to get in the future? What approaches do you think they will use?

There is no denying that the masterminds behind cyber attacks are becoming increasingly smarter and adventurous with their attacks. I can see cyber attacks in the future being from all types of angles from the basic hacking to more advanced and clever attacks scripted and targeted at specific persons. Hackers will want our personal information names, birth dates,  medical history as much personal information as possible so they can make money from your information through possible identity theft.

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