At National Online Safety, we provide multi-award-winning online safety education for the whole school community. It’s our mission to make the internet a safer place for children. We believe that when children go online to learn, communicate or play, they should be able to do so safely. That’s why we provide schools all over the world with the knowledge they need in order to tackle new and evolving online risks.
Online Fraud Explained
Scammers and fraudsters have adapted their techniques to dupe unwary and inexperienced internet users; this short video will swiftly put you in the picture.
From financial losses to identity theft, the consequences of online fraud can be devastating. Most of us have heard horror stories of internet users who rashly clicked on the wrong pop-up advert or unwisely responded to a dubious email ... and promptly found themselves parted from either their money or their login details (or both). Yet individuals continue to fall prey to these schemes – and young people, who tend to be more trusting, are at particular risk. This short video outlines some common types of online fraud and suggests how to avoid being taken in.