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Computing curriculum by Paris~rose

Computing curriculum by Paris~rose

In Mississippi class we have done a variety of  different  activities to do with technology. We have developed  skills about staying safe online. We have also practised coding.{controlling the movements of a character\sprite}. Computing is a very important subject since a lot of scandals are committed  through devices and technology. Mississippi class found out about viruses,malware, Phishing and spyware. Internet criminals use these to damage other devices so we looked at how to avoid them. 

                                                                                                           What is a Virus ?   

A virus is a destructive piece of code which is capable of copying itself and destroying data.

                                                                                                            What is Malware ? 

Spyware is dangerous software which is specifically designed to disrupt or  damage a computer system .

                                                                                                              What is Phishing ? 

Phishing is different criminals who are pretending to be working from companies such a {banks} in order to reveal personal information like: pin numbers and bank card details to retrieve money {anything} from individual people .

                                                                                                                What is Spyware 

spyware is software that enables a user to obtain/covert information about another’s computer activities by transmitting hidden data from the systems protected hard drive.