A method of tricking users into visiting a fake site that looks like a legitimate site and gathering their details through domain spoofing or DNS cache poisoning. [The Digital Classroom Resource].
Crowdfunding method of raising money to go towards a business venture, not for profit or social cause. The money is raised by communicating via Internet or social media platforms. [The Digital Classroom Resource].
The process of adding geographical identification metadata to various media such as a geotagged photograph or video. It can be risky, so use it with care. The concern is that geotagging can disclose your whereabouts […]
A wireless radio frequency for the transmission of data across short distances. [The Digital Classroom Resource].
Flaming is posting offensive content online, mostly in forums, chat rooms or social networking groups with the intent to cause arguments or heated debates or simply to offend others. [The Digital Classroom Resource].
Bitcoin is a digital cryptocurrency. It is a decentralized currency, which means that no bank owns it, and uses peer-to-peer networks for creating payments. [The Digital Classroom Resource].
Spoofing is the forgery of an email header so that the message appears to have originated from someone other than the original source. It is a popular tactic used in phishing, because people are more […]
A CAPTCHA (Completely Automated Public Turing Test To Tell Computers and Humans Apart) is a type of challenge-response test used in computing to determine whether or not the user is human. [The Digital Classroom Resource]. […]