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Why Block Spyware?

by Barbara J. Feldman December 12, 2009

Spyware has become a dangerous part of the online world; a software that is downloaded onto your computer to track your habits and activities without your knowledge. So what’s the harm in that? What’s so dangerous about spyware? This article will show you some of the most important reasons why you should block spyware. Why […]

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What You Should Know About Using and Installing Spyware Blockers

by Barbara J. Feldman December 11, 2009

Spyware is computer software that is installed onto your personal computer generally without the user’s knowledge to either steal personal information or to monitor Internet habits and behavior, although it can extend far beyond this. Spyware can collect various types of personal information like Internet surfing habits and web sites you visit, as well as […]

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What Are Spyware Blockers?

by Barbara J. Feldman December 10, 2009

Spyware is a type of software that can be installed onto virtually anyone’s computer system without them knowing it’s even there. Most spyware is generally harmless as it is used for advertising purposes, much like adware. There are, however, some types of spyware that can be potentially dangerous to computer and Internet users as it […]

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What Areas of Online Safety Do You Need to Talk About

by Barbara J. Feldman December 9, 2009

Children are online for hours each week. They know a lot about how to navigate themselves around the World Wide Web. Many parents feel lost when it comes to the Internet. Most do not know quite as much about how to find information, or how to talk to people online as their children do. This […]

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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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Your Kids and the Online Safety Checklist

by Barbara J. Feldman December 8, 2009

The Internet is a terrific invention that allows for hours upon hours of enjoyment for children. They can use the Internet to play games, research homework, get homework help, and talk to their friends online. But just because they can easily navigate the Internet doesn’t mean they know how to keep themselves safe. Just as […]

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