Sunday, February 24, 2008

Episode 3 - Malware

Malware: Viruses, Trojans and other very bad things, and how to protect yourself and your computer. New and Improved Sound Quality! Enriched with Vitamin B12!

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Topics covered:

  • What Malware is;

  • How Malware gets into your computer - email attachments, fake browser plugins and bad toolbars;

  • Preventing Malware intrusions - antivirus programs and precautions you can take;

  • Email scams (starring the famous Nigerian 419 scam);

  • Cookies.

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Friday, February 8, 2008

Episode 2 - The Internet and the World Wide Web

What the Internet and the World Wide Web are.

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Topics covered:

  • The Internet as a collection of machines;

  • The Internet as Servers and Clients;

  • The World Wide Web;

  • For New Users: where to begin.

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