10 Social Networking Tips for Parents & Other Cyber News
10 Social Networking Tips for Parents
Article by Fearless Web Team
For many Internet users social networking has become their main online activity. More than likely your kids are involved with social networking, perhaps even more than you realize. As responsible parents we want to know with whom our kids are associated and help them establish meaningful relationships in life. But how can we help them do that with their online friends and acquaintances?
Here are 10 tips that will help you guide your kids to having safe and positive interactions on social networking sites.
Facebook and Android under increased security threats
Article by Molly McHugh
It shouldn't come as a huge surprise that spamming popular platforms like Facebook and Android is on the rise, but the steep jump should increase your caution.
Noticed an increase in sleazy posts by your Facebook friends? A new report reveals their lewd natures aren’t entirely to blame. According to AVG Technologies, Facebook users have been subjected to a huge increase in PUS (potentially unwanted sites) over the last 12 months.
Is Smartphone Security Good Enough?
By Keir Thomas
Would you object if a police officer stopped you for speeding, then took your phone and cloned all its data--including photos, videos, e-mails, and recent GPS locations?
If you get pulled over by the Michigan State Police, this might be a reality, courtesy of handheld phone cloners that are designed for forensics use but which the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) claims are being used by patrol officers.
Govt targets ring infecting 2.3 million computers
By PETE YOST and LOLITA C. BALDOR
The Seattle Times
The FBI and the Justice Department on Wednesday began dismantling a ring of international computer thieves who stole hundreds of millions of dollars worldwide by infecting over 2.3 million computers with malicious software. It was the biggest such enforcement action U.S. authorities have ever taken against cyber criminals.
Browse the Web without Being Tracked
There are lots of good reasons why a person might want to browse web sites without being tracked.
However, when you shop online for a gift or watch a show on your favorite movie site, your online activity is probably tracked by "cookies," whether you like it or not. But all web cookies aren't bad. In fact, some are very helpful to Internet users.