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Lesson 1: Avoid Viruses on the Internet

What is a computer virus?

How do you avoid viruses on the Internet? Fake download button ads, "clickbait" ads, scareware scams

How do you secure your personal information? Safety with strangers, anti virus programs, downloading virtual private networks, how to handle a virus on your computer

Lesson 2: Scam Emails

Phishing attacks

What are scam emails? Indicators of scam emails: flagged by Gmail, suspicious language and grammatical errors, suspicious email address/content, attachments and links

How to avoid scam emails: Blocking the sender, reporting the email, deleting the email, undoing actions

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Lesson 5: Virtual Private Networks

What is a VPN and IP Address? VPN functionality, benefits of using a VPN, privacy, protection and location spoofing

Hotspot Shield VPN: Down-loading Hotspot Shield VPN on mobile and computer devices, creating an account, turning on VPN, premium features

Lesson 4: Protecting Passwords

Using Password Managers: Pros and Cons of using online password managers, downloading and using Dashlane 

Making and Storing Passwords: What does a bad, good, and really good password look like? What considerations to make when storing them? 

Lesson 3: Scam Calls

What is a scam call? How do you identify one?

Common Scam Calls: IRS tax fraud calls, fake bank credit calls, lottery and giveaway winner calls, and more

Common Scam Calls: IRS tax fraud calls, fake bank credit calls, lottery and giveaway winner calls, and more

What to do if you have been scammed? Personal information and money

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Lesson 6: Using Ad Blockers

Reviewing Types of Ads: Pop-up ads, clickbait ads, fake download button ads, scareware ads

What are Ad Blockers? Benefits and drawbacks of using ad blockers, examples of free/paid ad blockers

Ad Blockers for Computers: Download and use Opera Browser, download and use AdBlock Extension 

Ad Blockers for Phones: Download and use AdBlock Pro for Safari