Tag Archives: Safety

National Cyber Security Month

14 Oct

Did you know that October is National Cyber Security Month? Their message is to ” Stop. Think. Connect.” The National Cyber Security Alliance has created a website that features gaming, mobile, Internet and social networking safety tips for kids and parents. http://www.staysafeonline.org/ncsam

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A Thin Line: Cyberbullying

3 Oct

Iin the classic movie Spinal Tap, David St. Hubbins said, “It's such a fine line between stupid, and clever.” The same stupidity and genius can be said with your interaction with others online. MTV's ongoing “A Thin Line” project provides stories and resources for anyone who believes they are being cyberbullied or who is looking [...]

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23 Oct

Have you heard of Clickjacking? A friend of mine recently had it happen to him; don’t let it happen to you. Clickjacking is when a hacker embeds code in a website, then a user clicks on it, and allows the hacker to take over their browser. Once in control, they can click any link without [...]

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The Next Generation of Chat

14 Oct

If you don’t have a web cam, then you are in a growing minority of computer owners. Now web cameras are built standard into most computers and if not they can be cheaply purchased. With the increase of broadband and the decline of dial-up Internet service, the ability to easily communicate via video on the [...]

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Gadget Trak – Protection Worthwhile

11 Sep

You’ve done your research and purchased the best camera, computer or iPod on the market, but then it’s stolen. Now get piece of mind by protecting your prized electronic possession with Gadget Trak, so you can get them back. What is Gadget Trak? Program that allows you to login remotely to your device and take [...]

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Wireless Worms

5 Mar

Are you using WIFI (a wireless connection on your computer)? When you stroll into the local StarBucks and tap into their FREE wireless internet connection you could be susceptible to a wireless worm. According to a new study, a computer virus can now be transmitted wirelessly. Read Article

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Laptop Security

21 Feb

More and more of us are trading in our desktops for laptops because they are inexpensive, portable and just more versatile. Everyone is working on them out in the open, which makes it that much easier for someone to it pickup and walk away with it. Stop your laptop from being stolen by protecting yourself [...]

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Internet Safety Day

6 Feb

February 6 is Internet Safety Day, highlighting issues related to children and their experiences online. Organized by the EU’s Information Society and Media Commissioner Viviane Reding, the day is intended to educate both adults and children. Events are being held in 31 countries, with schools and businesses working together to raise awareness regarding the dangers [...]

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Digital Medical Tango

22 Sep

How private is your medical history? I was recently visiting a friend in a local hospital and I discovered the hospital had just switched that day completely from paper medical records to digital records. They no longer will be using “paper” in their day-to-day operations. I noticed a group of doctors all standing around a [...]

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