Email Scams
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  • Question 1
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    Q. A type of crime in which your private information is stolen and used for criminal activity is called:
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    Identification Theft
  • Question 2
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    Q. 3. Sara finds a message on her phone that she thinks might be a scam. She should:
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    Forward the message to her freinds to see if they think it's a scam too
    Reply and ask the sender not to send more mail
    Delete the Message
    Click 'Accept'
  • Question 3
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    Q. Phishing is...
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    when people send email and social media messages to say how much they like you
    the thing with a pole and water
    super fun
    when people send you phony emails, pop-up messages and social media messages, text or calls to hook you into giving out personal information
  • Question 4
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    Q. A scam is 
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    a. an attempt to trick someone to gain money or private information
    b. something to be aware of
    c. targeted at anyone and everyone
    a, b and c
  • Question 5
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    What personal information might a phisher try to trick you into revealing?

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    credit card numbers

    login and password information

    all of these

    Social Security number

  • Question 6
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    What should you do if you receive an email that says it is from someone or a business you know asking for personal information?

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    Reply and ask them if they would like more personal information for their records.

    Go ahead and reply and give them the information they want. They must know who you are if they sent you an email.

    Open a new window and type in the official address of the company or person you know to be sure you're providing information to the correct business or person.

  • Question 7
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    What should you look for in the URL to make sure that a site is safe before adding personal information?

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    https: and a padlock

    www. and a globe symbol

    that it ends with .com

  • Question 8
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    If you receive a message that your computer has a virus, you should . . .

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    download the fix immediately!

    be suspicious because they can't tell if your computer has a virus.

    send them your credit card information right away to get help!

  • Question 9
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    What is the main goal of Internet scammers?

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  • Question 10
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    What is the best defense against email scams?

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    Delete your email when there are links

    Avoid email and use social media

    Disconnect your home phone because who uses them anyway?

    Be skeptical when you are asked for personal information

  • Question 11
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    Which of the following should you NOT do in response to an email scam?

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    Tell your parents

    Reply to the email

    Report the email as spam

    Delete the email

  • Question 12
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    What is the term used to describe what Internet scammers do to trick people our of their personal information?

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    Digital Theft

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