Update: See links to other sites at the end of this post. I’ll update as I find them.
If you want a good collection of security tips for yourself or others, check out the www.onguardonline.gov website . It contains articles, videos, quiz games, and tutorials about security topics.
The topics and tutorials are good; the videos and quiz games seemed to be geared for the younger generation. Even so, it would be a good link to send to grandparents and those who are curious, but hesitant about technology.
The site even allows you to link to their games from your own site.
Here’s a partial list of what’s available:
Social networking sites
These phishing videos are more funny than educational, and maybe a bit silly. But so are many of the people who fall for these ploys.
Invasion of the Wireless Hackers
Beware of Spyware
Start the Built-in Firewall in Windows XP
Start the Built-in Firewall in Mac OS X
Activate the Junk Mail Filter in Hotmail
How to Recognize A Secure Web Site Using SSL
Password Protect Your Computer in Windows XP
Password Protect Your Base Station/Change the Default Password: Linksys | NETGEAR | Apple AirPort
Don’t Broadcast Your SSID: Linksys | NETGEAR | Apple AirPort
Note: Tutorials are listed under “Tools” on the website.
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