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The Dangers of Spyware

by Barbara J. Feldman December 9, 2009

Spyware has become one of the biggest Internet problems in the twenty first century and will continue to be a dangerous threat to Internet safety and security until we figure out a sure fire way to completely rid our computer systems of it. Until then however we have been fortunate enough that companies have come […]

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What is Kidswirl?

by Barbara J. Feldman November 25, 2009

Parents are often concerned with social networking sites and the safety of their children. Online predators prey on young children that are unaware of the dangers of chat rooms and social networking sites. Enter KidSwirl: this social networking site was created to help kids, teens, parents, and others stay safe from online predators. KidSwirl has […]

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Online Shopping: Keeping Yourself Safe From Fraud

by Barbara J. Feldman November 24, 2007

When it comes to online shopping, everyone has their theories about what is safe and what is not safe to do. Some people believe that once you put your credit card number online to make a purchase, your financial safety will forever be compromised. Others don’t even think twice about putting their credit card numbers […]

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Need to Know: How to Spot Online Scams

by Barbara J. Feldman November 23, 2007

Introduction Some online scams are poorly executed and obvious to most people. You may have come across a pop-up screen telling you that you have won some prize and simply moved on with what you were doing, closing the screen in passing. Which ones of these pop-up offers are legitimate is hard to say exactly, […]

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