Tech Ed 101

Welcome to Tech Ed 101 - resources to help you navigate the Internet effectively and safely.  If you have questions about the Internet, Email, or computers in general, send your question by email to Denise Mayhan, PhD, TOPIC Program Manager at the NBC, USA, Inc. at:  You'll get a personal response to your question and it may be published here on this page!  

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Your Email’s Been Hacked!! …Or Maybe Not: A Tutorial on Email Exploits

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Spamming.  Spoofing.  Phishing.  Hacking. There’s a whole new lexicon of labels to deal with the things people do to our computers to take our money and confidential information.  It’s almost enough to make you want to turn your computer off and take a trip back to the good ol’ days when using the United States Postal Service (USPS) and Ma Bell were practically the only ways to communicate.  Um, wait…well maybe we’re not that scared.  Truth is, we are never going back to using those methods of communication exclusively, so we all need to make an effort to keep up with Internet security issues... Click the icon on the left to learn more!