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Be Cautious When Using Wi-Fi

by Robert Siciliano

Airport Wi-Fi

The proliferation of mobile devices means that we can work or play online from almost anywhere, so it’s no surprise that public Wi-Fi networks have become more common. From hotels and coffee shops, to universities and city centers, Wi-Fi is widely available, but is connecting to these networks safe? … Continue Reading

Tips to being anonymous Online

by Robert Siciliano

Virus

One of mankind’s greatest inventions (besides the wheel) is the Internet.

Unfortunately, with this marvelous invention comes the drawback of privacy—or shall we say, lack of.
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Top 12 Scams Happening NOW

by Robert Siciliano

Scam

Scamerama is here to stay! Scams are as old as time, and evolve as inventions and technology evolve. Top scams, according to a report on FraudAvengers.com, are as follows: … Continue Reading

Facebook Rolling Out Email Encryption Tool

by Debra N. Diener J.D. CIPP G

MobileApplications

Facebook announced in a June 1st blog that it will be gradually rolling out a new email feature for its users. The feature will allow Facebook users to add public keys to their Facebook profile. What is the feature and what will these keys do?
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CYBERBULLYING & HARASSMENT

Cyberbullying can range from embarrassing or cruel online posts or digital pictures, to online threats, harassment, and negative comments, to stalking through emails, websites, social networks and text messages.

by Stay Safe Online

cybercrime

Every age group is vulnerable to cyberbullying, but teenagers and young adults are common victims. Cyberbullying is a growing problem in schools. Cyberbullying has become an issue because the Internet is fairly anonymous, which is appealing to bullies because their intimidation is difficult to trace. Unfortunately, rumors, threats and photos can be disseminated on the Internet very quickly. … Continue Reading

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