April 27

Browsing the Web safely

Grade 5 students are learning best practices for internet browsing. They will be able to:

  • tell if a connection is secure by checking if there is a green lock and https in the address line.
  • identify suspicious links, banner ads, and adware symptoms (like ad popups where they did not happen before).
  • download Ad Block extension from getadblock.com.

The students will be applying the following hands-on methods for reducing the attack surface of their web browsers:

  • disabling extensions that they don’t use.

  • disabling autofill.

  • clearing third-party cookies,

  • clearing browser history, and cache:

Posted April 27, 2017 by eict in category Grade 5A, Grade 5B

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