Wednesday, April 1, 2009

Conficker and Safe Computing Habits

Today's episode of CNN Student News includes a segment about the potential threat to computers posed by the Conficker virus. In the segment gives an explanation of how the virus is spread and how it works. The segment is worth showing to your students as a reminder to be careful and use discretion before opening email attachments and clicking on links in an email. It also provides a reminder to keep your anti-virus software up-to-date. The segment about Conficker appears in the last third of the video.