Cyber Videos

Learn about cyber security

As the threat of cyber-attacks grow, it is the responsibility of everyone to help mitigate the risks posed.

Watch the following short videos to learn more about these cyber-crimes and how you can defend yourself.

Vishing - Watch this hacker break into a company

CNN Business

This is how hackers hack you using simple social engineering
Social engineers, or people hackers, specialize in getting you to share information you shouldn't -- like personal details that could lead to a password being stolen.

SMiShing - Be fraud smart

Barclays

Are you sure you know who that text is from?
SMiShing is a scam where fraudsters send fake text messages that appear to be from people or organisations that you know.

This video explains the risks of clicking on a link or calling a number in a text that you weren’t expecting – especially if it appears to be from your bank.

What is Phishing?

Kaspersky Lab

Phishing is a type of scam that attempts to gain personal information by pretending to be an official email from a trusted source.
Phishers can disguise themselves as banks, businesses, government agencies and even your friends.

Phishing scam emails can be as authentic looking as the real thing, complete with official logos and contact information. Usually they ask you to enter your private login information to verify or correct a “problem” with your account. Once you enter your password, your private information is now in the hands of scammers.

What is ransomware?

ESET

What is ransomware and how can I protect myself?
Ransomware is a very popular type of malicious code that has a very peculiar operation. It hijacks your files and asks for a monetary ransom.

Keep your mobile devices secure

Inspired eLearning

Living mobile secure

How private is your personal information?

Cifas

Data to Go
You're more at risk of identity fraud then you think.  Sharing personal details like your date of birth, address and phone number can make you vulnerable.  Don't make it easy for identity fraudsters.

How safe is the information we share online?

NOVA labs

What does 'cyber security' actually mean? What's a "hacker"? How safe is the information we share online? Watch the following videos to find out.

  • Cybersecurity 101 - what does cyber security mean?
    The Internet is fundamentally insecure. However, there are simple things you can do to protect yourself and your information.
  • Cyber codes - how safe is your online communication?
    Do you trust the security of your email, text messages, and browser history? Learn how trustworthy online communication actually is and how encryption can protect your privacy. Sometimes.
  • A cyber privacy parable - does it really matter what you share on social media?
    Hackers may not be who we think they are. In fact, you might be a hacker and not even know it. Learn the true meaning of hacking and some of the many reasons that hackers hack.
  • The secret lives of hackers - what is a "hacker"?
    Follow the trials and tribulations of Tim as a seemingly innocent piece of digital information threatens to ruin his life when it falls into the wrong hands.
  • Cyber video quizzes
    Discover why the Internet is insecure. See how codes can protect your online secrets and what motivates hackers to hack. And learn why you should be careful about what you post online.

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