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Your Kids and the Online Safety Checklist

by Barbara J. Feldman December 8, 2009

The Internet is a terrific invention that allows for hours upon hours of enjoyment for children. They can use the Internet to play games, research homework, get homework help, and talk to their friends online. But just because they can easily navigate the Internet doesn’t mean they know how to keep themselves safe. Just as […]

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Keeping Your Computer Updated for Online Safety

by Barbara J. Feldman March 19, 2008

You have always heard the phrase “safety first” when it comes to driving or operating machinery. You always want to wear a seatbelt and have a working engine before you operate a vehicle. You want to make sure you have a parachuting checklist when going skydiving. Using the Internet on you computer is no different. […]

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Beware of Malware!

by Barbara J. Feldman July 11, 2007

The rise of computer technology has created a completely new computer culture. This culture comes complete with its own language, rituals, and villains. Yep, the bad guys started using the computer for criminal activity just as soon as the computers became popular. There are many things to look out for when using computers. The biggest […]

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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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Adware Defined and What to Do About It

by Barbara J. Feldman July 11, 2007

There are so many new threats coming at us from the Internet age that is hard to keep up. Adware is one of those new threats. Millions tolerate Adware because it isn’t damaging to the computer like viruses and worms are, and it isn’t a security risk like spyware. However, adware is very annoying. It […]

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