Cyber Safety Class 11 notes
Cyber Safety Class 11 Introduction :
(Cyber Safety Class 11 Cbse Notes)
Cyber security is the safe and proper use of the Internet
and ICT (Information and Communication Technology).
Cyber security is not just about keeping information safe and secure,
but also responsible for that details, respect for other people online.
What is Cyber safety :-
Safely Browsing the Web
An infected computer can run slow, barrage us with pop-ups,
download other programs without our permission, or allow our
sensitive personal information to others.
Identity Protection :
Protection against theft of personal information over Cyber
Space without consent, usually for financial gain is known as
What is Identity Theft
Identity Theft is a type of fraud that involves using someone else’s identity to steal money or gain other benefits. Online identity theft refers to an act of stealing someone’s personal information such as name, login details etc. and then posing as that person online.
Many ways websites track you:-
(a) IP address :
IP address is a unique address of your device when you connect to the internet. It’s likely that your computer shares your IP address with the other networked devices in your house or office. From your IP address, a website can determine your rough geographical location.
(b) Cookies and tracking scripts :
Cookies, tracking documents, and pixels are various tools used to gain better understanding of users on your website. They are used to help identify, collect, and transfer data from a given site to software feeds for analytics and advertising services.
What are Cookies :-
What are Anonymous browsers:-
Private browsing :-
Practices to ensure confidentiality of information:-
What is Cyber-crime:-
Any criminal offense that is facilitated by, electronic communications or information systems, including any electronic device, computer, or the internet is referred to as cyber-crime.
What is Cyber Trolls:-
What is Cyber Bullying:-
What is Cyber stalking:-
Usually, these following people know their victims and instead of turning to offline hunting, they use the internet to track them.
Common Social Networking Sites:-
What is Digital Footprints:-
What you should do – Usage rules
Tips for Safe Web Browsing
boxes prompted at download & un-check any extra
applications which we don’t want to install.
Q 1. Should you use a nickname when you log on to the Internet ?
ans. Yes. It is always a good idea to use a nickname when we log on to the Internet. This will make it difficult for identity thieves to find us.