A scam called Ransomware: a title of BAD RABBIT comes up on your screen and threatens to lock your computer if you don’t give $400 to them. They will give you a timer with a specific time for you to pay the money.
Another scam is (in 2017) hackers posted pictures of puppies with cute eyes. This hack was specifically aimed at primary school children. They said that they were for sale, that nobody wanted them and they were very cheap. 7.8% of the people in the world fell for it and the amount that people lost altogether was around 90 million dollars.
Online, some people had been asking their friends for passwords with the reason that they are friends and they can trust each other. And 12% of the kids gave them the passwords. Later on, in the year they hacked their accounts.
Privacy is all about controlling your personal information and who you want to access it.
Scamming messages don’t only come from people who are unknown to you. You can keep yourself safe online by: .Not using your actual name .Have a strong password .Turn off GPS’s