CYBER 101

Get started with the basics of cybersecurity. Read books, definitions, documents and quotes about the most important concepts. Watch short videos, documentaries and movies to understand the most relevant cyber topics.

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FAQ

Short for “malicious software”. It is specifically designed to disrupt, damage, or gain unauthorized access to a computer system.

Ransomware is a type of malware that blocks access to the victim’s data and threatens to publish or delete it unless a ransom is paid. While some simple computer ransomware can lock the system in a way that is not difficult for a knowledgeable person to reverse, more advanced malware uses a technique called cryptoviral extortion, which encrypts the victim’s files in a way that makes them nearly impossible to recover without the decryption key.

BOOKS

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COURSES

Cybersmart Challenge

Teacher-led activities using animated videos to introduce primary school students to key online safety issues including cyberbullying, protecting personal information and sharing images. Students will be better equipped to understand and manage key online safety issues, including inappropriate or unwanted contact, cyberbullying and the risks of sharing images online.

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CYBER DECODED

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DEFINITIONS

Camfecting

In the field of computer security, is the process of attempting to hack into a person's webcam and activate it without the webcam owner's permission.

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CYBER STORY

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Cyber Seniors

Reluctant seniors discover the wonders of the Internet with help from teenage mentors. A humorous and heartwarming feature documentary, CYBER-SENIORS adds to the important international conversation about the growing generation gap.

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CYBER TIPS

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QUOTES