UK Lesson Plan
Don't Feed the Phish (UK)
How can you protect yourself from phishing?
Compare and contrast identity theft with other kinds of theft.
Describe different ways that identity theft can occur online.
Use message clues to identify examples of phishing.
private information · identity theft · phishing · internet scam · shortened URL
private information – information about you that can be used to identify you, because it is unique to you (e.g. your full name or your address)
identity theft – a type of crime in which your private information is stolen and used for criminal activity
phishing – when someone poses as an institution, like a bank or school, and sends you a personalised message asking you to provide private information
internet scam – an attempt to trick someone, usually with the intention of stealing money or private information
shortened URL – a web address that has been condensed and which could mislead a user into going into a risky website
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