Tech Rules for Parents

Created By Gurtaj Dhami

Rule #1

A credit card scam can come in many forms. A scammer might steal or trick you into telling them your security code and then make purchases over the internet or the telephone. If they know your PIN, they could get cash advances from an ATM using by your copied details onto the magnetic strip of another card.

Rule #2

You shouldn't text while your driving because you are distracted and it can also cause you to react more slowly when an unexpected accident occurs. If its really important then you can move you car off to a side.

Rule #3

Do not post anything bad online about anyone. The reason behind this is that when you for a job and you drop your resume than they will go on Google and search your name up! Which will then show all your accounts and what you posted.

Rule #4

Don't reveal passwords or private information to anyone. This is because they might post something bad about you on-line or post a funny picture of you and after change the password so you cant't go in your account to delete that stuff.

Rule #5

Do not post or forward chain letters or other unwanted messages.Like if you don't forward this message in twenty seconds, you will die.Or maybe it really works i try it twice already. You do it to!There are many other you should trash any email chain letter you receive because email chain letters can be scams, they can contain viruses and they also can clog up already overtaxed resources.

Rule #6

Avoid pop ups like "You are the 100th person on this website, click here to win a blackberry tablet." When you click on those types of pop ups the creator of those get money. Every time you click on them the creator earns that much money.Plus you don't get anything out of it!

Rule #7

You should only connect online with people that they already know. The reason behind this is that you could be cyber-bullied if you already know this person and you have had a face to face conversation then its okay.

Rule #8

Window computers have a basic desktop firewall as part of their operating systems. When set up properly, these firewalls protect your computer files from being scanned.

Rule #9

Choose strong passwords with letters, numbers, and special characters to create an image or something that is easy for you to remember. Create a different password for each important account, and change passwords if you feel like someone knows it.

Rule #10

Don't leave your computer in an unsecured area, or unattended and logged on, especially in public places,including the library security of your technology(laptop,cell phones, etc.) just as important as its technical security.