Safety Online

Dangers of Facebook Oversharing ~ Should Parents Post Pictures of Their Kids

You could be telling strangers exactly where you live when you share a picture on Facebook or Instagram. Phones or devices with GPS technology contain tags that reveal exactly where the picture was taken. Why do parents have to share EVERYTHING their children do on Facebook? How much is too much information when it comes to sharing on Facebook? When ...

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Fighting Web Spam, Google Launches Update Targeting Webspam In Search Results

Google has announced that it is releasing a new search algorithm that it hopes will better catch people who spam its search results or purposely do things to rank better that are against Google’s publishers guidelines. Going live today, Google says it will impact about 3% of search queries. Google is launching an important algorithm change targeted at webspam. The ...

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Katrina Kaif is India’s Most Dangerous Celebrity

Katrina Kaif is India’s most dangerous celeb

Katrina Kaif might be the sexiest woman alive to many, but for a popular computer security company, she is quite a catastrophe on the web. New Delhi, Dec 1: An internet security company named McAfee has conducted a survey that name of star Katrina Kaif when combined with words like ‘Free Downloads’ and ‘hot pictures’ expose computers to malicious devices ...

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Facebook Likejacking a Real Threat

Facebook Likejacking a Real Threat

“Likejacking” is gaining momentum on Facebook, and a new study shows that three out of every 20 videos on Facebook are fake. Symantec, a security company, recently analyzed “likejacking” scams on Facebook. The company sampled 3.5 million video posts from August 2, and found that 15 percent of the video posts were “likejacking” attacks. Likejacking comes from the term clickjacking— ...

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Keep Your Kid Safe Online, Cyber Safety for Schools

Internet Safety Tips for Students

>>> Is web is not always reliable for kids?  The use of computer technology is widely accepted today as a preferred method in which children access information, communicate with their peers, and receive educational information. The good news is that the online world offers children experiences that are educational and rewarding. In addition, being able to use the Internet effectively ...

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