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Archive for November, 2012

What to Do When You Learn Your Child Has Cyberbullied

What to Do When You Learn Your Child Has Cyberbullied

| November 28, 2012 | Comments (0)

When you first find out that your child has been involved in a cyberbullying incident as the perpetrator, your emotions can be overwhelming. You might feel shock, denial, embarrassment and anger towards your child, and though these feelings are normal, they need to be put to the side because your first responsibility as a parent […]

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12 Scams of the Holidays

12 Scams of the Holidays

| November 26, 2012 | Comments (0)

*This is a guest editorial post by McAfee The holidays are just around the corner and while we’re busy buying gifts and making travel arrangements, cybercriminals are making their lists, and checking them twice, as they prepare to unleash a host of scams designed to take advantage of the seasonal surge in online shopping and […]

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Gecko Monitor Review

Gecko Monitor Review

| November 21, 2012 | Comments (0)

Gecko Monitor ($49.00, Windows 7/Vista/XP/2000) is a comprehensive computer-based monitoring solution that monitors web browsing history, keystrokes, and applications. It can also be set up to take screenshots of user activity every 60 seconds, or at another predetermined interval. This monitoring system is unique in that it also monitors printer use and what files your […]

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TMI: When Oversharing Online Becomes a Problem

TMI: When Oversharing Online Becomes a Problem

| November 14, 2012 | Comments (0)

From what they are eating to where they are going, young people everywhere are sharing everything they do online. Facebook, Instagram and Twitter make it possible for people to instantly connect – and sometimes, unknowingly to them, become easy targets for identification theft, bullying or home burglary. Does it seem like a stretch? It’s not. […]

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Are You Letting the Bad Guys Know Where You Are?

Are You Letting the Bad Guys Know Where You Are?

| November 7, 2012 | Comments (2)

This is a guest post from McAfee “Where are you?” It’s a simple question, but one that opens up a world of possibilities. That’s why so-called location-based services, that log and share your location as you move through the world, are growing in number and popularity. As these services grow in popularity, so does the […]

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Internet Safety – A Balancing Beam for Parents

Internet Safety – A Balancing Beam for Parents

| November 1, 2012 | Comments (0)

Balancing safety and freedom on the Internet can be tough for many parents, yours truly included. We all want what’s best for our child, but sometimes we tend to lean too much in one direction. Past monitoring systems didn’t help at all in this regard because they didn’t give parents options when it came monitoring, […]

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