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Photo of Sark Asadourian
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Sketch 1 (1,500 characters)

This design illustrates common desktop browser attacks intended for a journalist to use as a stock graphic. I am inspired by old versions of Windows, and feel that the style of pixel art warns that all of these actions are unsafe. I wanted the design to feel frantic and out of control. What I want to do next is make each window have more detail.

Sketch 2 (1,500 characters)

For this design, I went for a simpler aesthetic by not layering widows and drawing it in HD. This offers more versatility for this concept. Fun fact, the background is based on the Windows 95 background. My next step would be to animate the windows and add more detail.

What have you learned through this sketching process? (1,000 characters)

Doing this project has opened my eyes to more scams on the internet. Technically, I have never done pixel art before and have learned a lot of new skills. I enjoy trying new styles because I have not found mine yet.

Tell us more about you. (1,000 characters)

I love all things design and tech. I really enjoy doing industrial design. I am a big Apple fan and I enjoy using Apple as inspiration.

Why are you participating in this Challenge? (750 characters)

I love doing online contests for designs. It gives me a goal and most of all, a deadline. Every time I try a competition, it pushes my skills. I enjoy that.

What is your experience with the field of cybersecurity?

  • I have never worked in cybersecurity before but am excited to learn more and get involved.

What best describes you?

  • I’m a visual creator by hobby.

How did you hear about this OpenIDEO Challenge?

  • In the news

Location: City

Nashville

Location: State / District

Tennesse

Location: Country

  • United States of America

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Photo of debadatta hembram

I like your concept. Most of us can actually relate to this situation where you get bombarded with such pop ups. While this works, I feel its a bit incomplete if you don't show how these can be harmful to us. Maybe you can extend it to include how these pop ups sometimes harm us by installing malware on our pc. Showing the consequences make may people cautious about what they download from the internet

Photo of Tristan Spill

I also like the idea here. You could screen capture the actual popups and install messages to add authenticity. I could see this visually working as an overlay on another website to accurately illustrate the effect. I agree with debadatta hembram that the consequences could be shown. Even just a loading bar animation would work. A good start. Would love to see where you take this.

Photo of Sark Asadourian

I think I will add a loading bar at the bottom. thanks

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