By: Emma Kavanagh The United Nations Virtual Global Taskforce estimates at least 1 in 5 children has been approached with unsolicited sexual advances in an online setting. Cyber bullying has become such a concern in some parts of America that acts of harassment online have been elevated to felony criminal status. Reports of teens … Read moreParental Control and What It Means
By: Emma Kavanagh Speed, plugins, compatibility and security: Those are the features most people consider when selecting a browser to support online activities. In the case of latter, choosing well can be vitally important for protecting a computer and the data it contains from malware. But, just how secure are web browsers today and … Read moreBrowsers: What is The Most Secure Web Browser? Is There a One?
By: Emma Kavanagh Symantec’s successful disabling of 500,000 infected computers in the 1.9-million strong ZeroAccess network has made major headlines. This action was, no doubt, a major victory for Symantec and the computer protection industry as a whole, but it doesn’t necessarily mean that the threat from botnets is over. ZeroAccess is considered one … Read moreBotnets: One Down, But How Many Are Still Out There?
By: Emma Kavanagh Don’t let cyber stalkers “follow” you online! There’s been a lot of discussion lately about cyber-bullying, but cyber stalking can be just as serious and even dangerous. What is cyber stalking? Cyber stalking is a form of harassment where a stalker engages in persistent, unwanted, often obsessive behavior through online media such … Read moreCyber Stalking: Protecting Yourself Against Cyber Harassment