Tech Tips


Computer Virus Management: Ridding Your System of Adware

by Barbara J. Feldman June 27, 2009

Adware ranges from the harmless, but extremely annoying, to the dangerous and potentially fatal to your system. The extremely annoying type causes advertisements to pop up on your computer without your consent or knowledge while the more dangerous type can change your settings and browser pages without your permission and, if left on your computer, […]

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How to Hide Friends on MySpace

by Barbara J. Feldman May 5, 2009

MySpace has become one of, if not the most popular place for teens and tweens to socialize these days. Forget about going to the mall or hanging out at the ice cream parlor. MySpace has its users addicted. There are millions of teenagers (among others) that use MySpace daily and have learned the tricks of […]

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Update Your Computer with Spyware Protection

by Barbara J. Feldman March 21, 2008

Having a fast and reliable Internet connection is sometimes hard to achieve. Sometimes, you may get a faster system, and a faster Internet service. But, what if it wasn’t your fault that your computer was slow booting up, and that the Internet connection was also slow? What if it was someone else who was installing […]

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Predator-Proof Your Online Activities

by Barbara J. Feldman August 28, 2007

It is safe to say that no one in their right mind is going to be trying to attract predators. Most of us put our online-selves in harm’s way unintentionally. But fortunately, there are rules that, if followed, can help us avoid attracting predators when chatting online. Some examples of these rules are listed below. […]

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What Info Should Be Shared On MySpace?

by Barbara J. Feldman July 28, 2007 is a website where users register by entering personal information and a photo and then proceed to post more information and chat with others. In the course of carrying on what may seem like harmless conversations, many teens share valuable personal information that, in the wrong hands, is potentially very dangerous. This danger is […]

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Talking Safety with Your Child About MySpace

by Barbara J. Feldman June 29, 2007

Some children are going to be more receptive about your desires to protect them than are others. Children may not fully understand that there is danger in giving someone your full name, for example or that meeting someone that you only know through online chatting is unsafe. Predators are becoming more skilled at identifying and […]

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