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Online safety resources to help teach parents and kids what they can do to protect themselves in today’s digital environment


What does a properly secured smartphone look like?

Protecting your smartphone is absolutely essential these days. 

3 tips to protect your kids on social media

What can you do to help protect your child’s safety online? 

5 password mistakes many people make

Proper password creation and protection are by far the most important parts of personal cyber security. A hacker with access to your login credentials can pretty much steal your online identity. In fact, the Verizon 2016 Data Breach Investigations Report found that 63 percent of observed hacks originated from poor password control. So, what kinds […]

What will it take to hold onto your pictures forever?

No matter your background or interests, there’s one thing you likely share with a lot of people out there: A love of photos. Without knowing you personally, we’re going to take a guess that you have snapped a selfie in the past 24 hours (after all, there are millions that hit the net every day). […]

Friends sent you a video on Facebook? Be careful, it could be a virus!

At least tens of thousands users have already become victims to a new virus on Facebook, masquerading as messages from friends and downloads malicious code onto computers worldwide.   “Watch the video by clicking on the picture which belongs to you. ..46” – that is the message received by many surfers. The statement included the […]

The elderly and children are often victimized by cybercriminals.

How to avoid common social network frauds

Since the last blogs posted about multiple social networks frauds, I’ve been getting multiple questions so I’ve decided to publish the common fraud attack methods and how to recognize and avoid them. The social networks are very fertile ground for cybercriminals, and sometimes it is difficult to distinguish between true stories and those who spread […]