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9 Ways Passwords Are Compromised

by Barbara J. Feldman November 3, 2010

Although strong passwords that are impossible to guess are an important part of online security, they are not the only precaution you need to take to keep your online identity secure. Leo Notenboom of Ask Leo lists nine ways your password could be compromised, even if it is very long, has lots of numbers and […]

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What Sites to Filter for Your Child’s Protection

by Barbara J. Feldman October 19, 2009

The Internet is an amazing new world for children and adults to discover. There are millions and millions of sites available at the touch of the mouse. Kids can find educational sites to help them with their homework, or supplement information they have learned at school. Children can discover entertainment in the form of games […]

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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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Protecting Your Child When They Are Online: Which Sites You Should Block

by Barbara J. Feldman July 13, 2009

The internet is an amazing tool for adults and children alike, with millions of websites available at the touch of a mouse. Kids can find educational sites to help them with their homework or supplement information they have learned at school. They can even set up their own site to talk to their friends, meet […]

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Can Someone Steal my Identity by Stealing my Computer?

by Barbara J. Feldman January 8, 2009

Computers have become such a major part of who we are and everything that we do. We purchase cars on the Internet, we balance our finances, write papers, and communicate with each other through the Internet. Our lives have become dependent on computers and most of us like the sheer amount of freedom and ease […]

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Tips For Protecting Your Computer From Intruders

by Barbara J. Feldman February 21, 2008

While computers provide users with the opportunity to organize and send information in ways never before imagined, they also provide opportunities for intruders to take advantage of you through stealing the information that you store on your computer. But there are certainly ways that you can minimize your risks and protect your computer from intruders. […]

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