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How to Use OpenDNS to Implement Parental Controls

by Barbara J. Feldman October 18, 2011

OpenDNS is a unique parental control system for the Internet that doesn’t just work on your computer. Once setup, it also will restrict access (according to your settings) for WiFi connected phones, gaming consoles and tablet computers. Gary Rosenzweig of MacMost.com explains how to use OpenDNS to implement parental Internet filtering in the following video.

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Data Leak at Facebook Compromises Users Information

by Barbara J. Feldman May 31, 2011

Facebook users learned of a data leak earlier this month, when Symantec released details about how advertisers and other third-parties had inadvertent access to your personal information. The bottom line is that by changing your Facebook password now you can stop any additional private information from being leaked.

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How To Identify Safe Websites Using the URL

by Barbara J. Feldman April 13, 2011

Understanding URL addresses is an important part of online security. When evaluating a link, how do you differentiate the domain name from the rest of the link? For example, does http://www.example.com/paypal.com go to PayPal.com? What about http://paypal.com:user@example.com? To learn the ins-and-outs of link security read Ask Leo’s phishing article “How do I know that this […]

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More About Facebook Safety Tips for Kids

by Barbara J. Feldman March 11, 2011

Are you worried about your kids being on facebook? Facebook is a great place for your kids to talk to their friends and to enjoy sharing pictures with their friends and even family members. However with all the great benefits that facebook comes with, you have to be very careful as well. Facebook is also […]

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Is There A YouTube Content Filter?

by Barbara J. Feldman March 9, 2011

Do you know what a YouTube content filter is and how it can protect your online safety and your children as well? The YouTube content filter is designed to protect you from any offensive videos and videos that are not age-appropriate. The content filter can work to a degree but you will still have a […]

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