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YouTube Explained

by Barbara J. Feldman October 15, 2007

Here is YouTube explained. YouTube is one of the most used, most visited and most popular video sharing sites available on the World Wide Web. Google hosts this video sharing service at this time. However, it has not always been so. Three co-workers who were previously from PayPal, the online payment center, got together in […]

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Why You Need To Know About Internet Firewalls

by Barbara J. Feldman September 25, 2007

Have you ever sent a message to someone over the Internet that you would prefer no one but you and the person you sent it to, to see? Do you do your banking online or have you ever made a purchase from a website? If you have done any of these things even once, then […]

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How To Install An Internet Firewall

by Barbara J. Feldman September 25, 2007

Introduction Installing a firewall on your computer is like putting locks on the door to your house. By doing so you are protecting yourself from people who may want to look through your personal belongings and even steal some of your information. A firewall may not protect your from burglars, but it will give you […]

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How To Safely Perform Searches Online

by Barbara J. Feldman August 29, 2007

Introduction The Internet opens up worlds of information and new ways to interact with the world. It is a vast source of information and knowledge, but there are also many threats and things to be aware of when searching online. Setting some general rules and guidelines for your family’s use will help keep you and […]

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Two Things Everyone Should Know About ID Theft

by Barbara J. Feldman August 28, 2007

When it comes to online identity theft, everyone should know two main things. The first is that nobody is immune to identity theft; you don’t even have to have a checking account or be an adult to fall prey to identity theft. The second thing you should know is that there are a few rules […]

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Keeping Your Computer Safe From Malware, Spyware and Adware

by Barbara J. Feldman July 11, 2007

If you are reading this, you are almost certainly online. If you are online, you are almost certainly at risk for unwanted computer problems. The least of these problems set you up for annoying and unsolicited advertising. The worst of these problems jeopardize your computer and your personal identity. Malware is any “bad” software that […]

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