There is a lot more to deleting your browser history than just keeping your computer clean and hitting the "erase history" button in the options menu, even though on a surface level, that is all it is. Your browser history can be a window into sensitive information, a way people you are not fond of can snoop on you, or a way companies can get more information on you. Erasing it is a process, and at the very least, you can better understand what makes it so important to make informed decisions about it in th
In a world where the internet is becoming increasingly invasive, and metadata about us collated by major corporations seems to be the norm, you may already be concerned about privacy. If you're reading this, that's likely not your only or your primary concern. You're worried about these same things, but as they relate to your child instead. And you have reason to be concerned. While children have a greater right to privacy in many spaces, the internet doesn't always discriminate, and cybercriminals simply d
Today's youth don't know life without access to the internet. While this is a wonderful resource for learning and sharing, it also has a very dark side. Danger lurks on the internet and it's important we are all vigilant and informed about the dangers children face. We discuss 14 apps and social media sites that present a specific danger to children and discuss what parents can do to keep their children safe.
Online scams and cons get more ingenious and harder to spot every day. One of the skills you need to learn to make sure you stay safe online is how to tell the difference between safe and legitimate sites and the malicious ones that can cause you real problems.
Cybercrime is defined as any crime that is committed with the use of a computer. Despite the very real threat cybercrime poses, not enough people take it seriously or fully understand what it is. In this article, we look at 24 alarming cybercrime statistics that will hopefully prompt you to be as safe and secure as possible when using the internet, particularly with our increased reliance on the internet due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
There are many threats online from hackers looking to steal your passwords to ransomware trying to hold your machine and data hostage. Thankfully, there are many tools you can use to keep your home internet safe and secure. In this blog post, we look at some of the most common threats and what you can do to protect yourself and your family.
While you may not be able to completely protect your child from danger, there are still plenty of things you can do and one of which is to make smart use of parental controls. While the name might conjure up images of obsessive helicopter parents spying on their children, this is an unfair association. Parental controls are a useful tool that makes it easier to keep kids safe from a variety of online threats.
When dealing with children, there is a constant struggle between trying to keep them safe while also allowing them the freedom to explore and learn about themselves and the world. This has always been a challenge, but it’s become even more difficult thanks to the internet.