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High School Cybercrimes

by Barbara J. Feldman February 23, 2009

As you may have guessed, cybercrimes are much more prevalent for older children. High school aged kids are more involved in Internet social networks and are less supervised by their parents, these two factors alone open up the possibility for cybercrimes. In a study done by the Rochester Institute of Technology, it was found that […]

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What Parents Should Know About Their Child’s Facebook “Wall”

by Barbara J. Feldman October 8, 2007

Facebook is a fun way to connect with friends from school, work, and your geographic area. However, as a parent there are some concerns you should have if your child uses Facebook. While much safer then any other social networking utility, there are still going to be some online safety concerns. One such concern deals […]

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Who Is On Your Child’s Facebook Friends List?

by Barbara J. Feldman October 8, 2007

The world has moved to a lot more online use then every before. With shopping, school, socializing, and more being available online, it is no wonder so many people own personal computers, have Internet access, and enjoy the world wide web. Part of allowing your children to enjoy the world wide web, is being responsible […]

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Safeguard Your Students’ Internet Usage

by Barbara J. Feldman July 11, 2007

With all of the wonderful things that the Internet has to offer, there is an equal amount of the ugly. With the Internet we have opportunities never before imagined, but at the same time predators and thieves also have a new way to victimize and exploit not only us, but our children as well. Many […]

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Avoiding Predators in Chat Rooms

by Barbara J. Feldman July 10, 2007

The best way to avoid predators in chat rooms is to be educated concerning the threats that they are to us. Internet predators seek to take advantage of the false sense of security that so many of us have when we are online. A lack of understanding of the technology of spyware and hackers allows […]

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Need To Know: Parents and MySpace Safety

by Barbara J. Feldman June 29, 2007

MySpace defined MySpace is a website that teens and young adults frequently visit and post information about themselves and their friends on. Most teens say that they use MySpace only to keep in touch with their group of friends. However, when pressured, many teens admit to communicating with complete strangers through their MySpace page. On […]

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