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Do you know Victoria's Secret? I do.

Have you heard the song “Victoria’s Secret” by Jax? I love this song not just because it’s catchy but because you can use it to teach about       Body image        Deception       Catfishing        Phishing email        And even Digital Forensics   The song discusses body image issues and the pressure to look good, but then she discovers the secret. What is Victoria’s secret? “Dude, Victoria was made up by a dude!”   Let’s talk about deception. Deception is rampant on the Internet. It’s used in catfishing scams, phishing emails, and millions of other online scams. Deception is used to gain your trust and get you to do things you probably wouldn’t do when you know the scammer’s secret.   Would you have clicked on that link in the email and entered your password if you knew it was a phishing email? Would your Grandma have bought a green dot gift card to pay her electric bill over the phone if she knew that the power company doesn’t call you to demand payment? Wo