|Do you want to learn more about cybersecurity?|
Watch this video from The World Almanac for Kids about using passwords. One vital way to keep intruders out of a personal computer is to safeguard passwords. Passwords should be at least 8 characters long and should include letters, symbols, and numbers. (If you're at home, you'll need your school's INFOhio username/password. If you don't know it, find it on INFOhio's Get Password page).
Whenever we go online—to shop, chat with our friends, or do anything else—we put ourselves at risk of cybercrime. NOVA has teamed up with cybersecurity experts to create the Cybersecurity Lab, a game in which players will discover how they can keep their digital lives safe and develop an understanding of cyber threats and defenses.
Spyware has the ability to gather information from a personal computer. This "malware" or malicious software is often introduced through downloading free ware or sharing programs. (If you're at home, you'll need your school's INFOhio username/password. If you don't know it, find it on INFOhio's Get Password page.)