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Protect Your Child from Cyber Bullying

The era of the internet is undoubtedly a magic that has become an essential element in our lives. Everyone has their individual cell phone, tablet, and pads. All these tech-devices, when connected to the internet, enable users to use digital media apps such as Facebook, Yahoo, Line, Vine, Tinder, WhatsApp, Instagram and plenty of others alike. These social networking apps have filed plenty of colors in our lives, but at

How to Prevent Cyberbullying

Cyberbullying presents a tough challenge for parents and kids alike. Young people spend a lot of time on social media sites and various chat apps, both of which offer common ground for cyberbullies. Unlike physical bullying, it’s difficult for parents to identify when their child might be a victim, especially since there are few if any, physical signs. And kids are likely to hide evidence of bullying from their families. Below

Let's Talk About Your Passwords

For years, security experts have recommended complexity as a measure of strength. Your password should contain double-digit characters. Your password should contain symbols, numbers, and letters. Your password should utilize upper and lowercase letters. Shuffle in some randomness, change them periodically and finally, your password passes the minimal requirements of what is considered “secure.” But now your password is difficult to type and even harder to remember. Which would be

Children and Technology: A Preventive Measure or an Invasion of Privacy?

In the “Arkangel” episode of the popular series Black Mirror, an overprotective mother decides to implant a chip in her daughter’s brain so she can use her tablet and an app to monitor everything her little girl sees and feels. This system, originally designed as a parental control app, allows the mom not only to see what her child sees, but also monitor her emotions and moods, and even “filter” images that

Keeping Kids Safe from Identity Theft

Your kids may not be able to do much with their social security numbers, but cyber criminals can! Identity thieves can apply for credit cards, housing, government benefits, and more if they can get their hands on a child’s information. Each year, about 1.3 million kids have their identity stolen. It’s easy for these crimes to go unnoticed too until a child turns 16 or 18. So what can you do,

Facebook Password Stealing Apps Found on Android Play Store

Even after many efforts made by Google last year, malicious apps always somehow manage to make their ways into Google app store. Security researchers have now discovered a new piece of malware, dubbed GhostTeam, in at least 56 applications on Google Play Store that is designed to steal Facebook login credentials and aggressively display pop-up advertisements to users. Discovered independently by two cybersecurity firms, Trend Micro and Avast, the malicious apps disguise as various