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The Privacy Issues of Facebook

by Barbara J. Feldman March 15, 2011

There are over 500 million people that have a Facebook account and over half of them will sign into their accounts each day. With so many people on facebook, it is common to see problems with identity theft and other concerns. Facebook has also become an avenue for a lot of spam and problems with […]

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Removing Spyware From Your Computer in 3 Simple Steps

by Barbara J. Feldman July 16, 2009

If you know you have a spyware-infected computer, ridding your computer of it should be your first priority if you want to keep it running smoothly. Depending on what type of spyware has invaded your system, it can cause serious damage to your hard drive, many times without your knowledge. Removing spyware from your computer […]

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Spyware 101: What It Is, Why It’s Harmful and How To Rid Your Computer of It

by Barbara J. Feldman July 13, 2009

Spyware may be found on the computers of anyone who accesses the internet with any frequency and, while most spyware programs are relatively harmless, some of them can cause major damage to your system, including crashing hard drive, rendering your computer inoperable. If you have never had an encounter with spyware, let this article serve […]

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Tips to Avoid File Sharing Risks (On P2P Networks)

by Barbara J. Feldman January 19, 2008

There are plenty of risks for file sharing over peer to peer networks, and the best way to avoid those risks are to not use peer to peer networks or share files. However, this is not a real option for many, so the following are some tips for things you can do to avoid many […]

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Spyware Risks of File Sharing Over P2P Networks

by Barbara J. Feldman January 19, 2008

When you use a peer to peer network for file sharing you put yourself at risk of many things. Unfortunately there are risks with any Internet use, and peer to peer networks only have heightened risk due to the number of users, and the content being shared, as well as the general inexperience of file […]

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Security Risks of Peer to Peer File Sharing

by Barbara J. Feldman January 19, 2008

Users of peer to peer file-sharing systems face many of the same security risks as other Internet users. However, file sharing adds an extra dimension to these concerns due to the quantity and frequency of files traded, and the relatively unsophisticated user base. This is not to insult anyone, but most people trading files on […]

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