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Keeping Your Kids Safe From Social Mapping

by Barbara J. Feldman April 20, 2010

Children play an important role in our society and within their families so protecting them and keeping them safe should be priority one for parents. This is more difficult today than it used to be only a few decades ago because we’re living in a fast-paced, digital world. This is especially true when it comes […]

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Tired of Your Slow Computer? How to Speed it Up

by Barbara J. Feldman January 21, 2010

Freezing, crashing, shut downs, if you are tired of dealing with a slow computer, now is the time to speed it up. As you use a computer, you will add files to it, delete and add programs, and install a number of cookies on it when you browse the Internet. Without a regular clean-up of […]

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Why Block Spyware?

by Barbara J. Feldman December 12, 2009

Spyware has become a dangerous part of the online world; a software that is downloaded onto your computer to track your habits and activities without your knowledge. So what’s the harm in that? What’s so dangerous about spyware? This article will show you some of the most important reasons why you should block spyware. Why […]

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Talking to Your Kids About the Dangers of Social Networking

by Barbara J. Feldman December 12, 2009

Kids use the Internet for hours upon hours each week. They can navigate themselves very well around the World Wide Web. Kids use the Internet to research for school papers or assignments, playing games, and social networking. Just because kids know a lot about using the Internet does not mean that they know very much […]

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What You Should Know About Using and Installing Spyware Blockers

by Barbara J. Feldman December 11, 2009

Spyware is computer software that is installed onto your personal computer generally without the user’s knowledge to either steal personal information or to monitor Internet habits and behavior, although it can extend far beyond this. Spyware can collect various types of personal information like Internet surfing habits and web sites you visit, as well as […]

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What Are Spyware Blockers?

by Barbara J. Feldman December 10, 2009

Spyware is a type of software that can be installed onto virtually anyone’s computer system without them knowing it’s even there. Most spyware is generally harmless as it is used for advertising purposes, much like adware. There are, however, some types of spyware that can be potentially dangerous to computer and Internet users as it […]

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