October 2017

Phubbing

Phubbing: Why is It Bad for Relationships

You’re Probably Guilty of ‘Phubbing,’ and It’s Bad for Your Marriage  DARA KATZ  You got a babysitter and made a reservation at your favorite Saturday-night spot. But every time you look across the table, your husband is staring at his phone, scrolling through ESPN. Um, hello?!, you were in the middle of a story. This is “phubbing,” the […]

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internet

Chilrens’s Internet Risk vs Benefits

Parents of young children believe ‘risks of the internet outweigh the benefits’ The majority of parents of young children (under eight) surveyed in a Webwise parenting report in relation to internet use do not believe the benefits of the internet for their children outweigh the risks. While almost three quarters of parents of children under […]

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links

STOP Clicking Links [Video]

STOP Clicking Links and Sharing Until You Have Read This or if you prefer “Think Before You Start Clicking” What is Clickbaiting? Alternatively referred to as link bait, clickbait or click bait is a term used to describe a type of hyperlink on a web page that entices a visitor to click to continue reading an […]

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scams

Make Money Online Scams [Video]

25 Money making scams that make me sick I had pulled this article off the site some time back because I thought that it was actually helping the scammers out there. But on second thought, even if 10% of the people reading this prevent these scams from working, then I think that I can justify […]

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scams

Tech Support Scams [Video]

Technical support scams – Avoiding Cybercriminals don’t just send fraudulent email messages. They might call you on the telephone and claim to be from Microsoft. They might also setup websites with persistent pop-ups displaying fake warning messages and a phone number to call and get the “issue” fixed. They might offer to help solve your […]

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Trading

Trading Scams Fraud [Video]

Trading – Investor Alert Binary Options and Fraud The SEC’s Office of Investor Education and Advocacy and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s Office of Consumer Outreach (CFTC) are issuing this Investor Alert to warn investors about fraudulent promotion schemes involving binary options and binary options trading platforms. These schemes allegedly involve, among other things, the […]

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investment

HYIP Investment Schemes [Video]

HYIP High-Yield Investment Program Definition A fraudulent investment scheme that purports to deliver extraordinarily high returns on investment. High-yield investment schemes often advertise yields of more than 100% per year in order to lure in victims. In reality, these high-yield investment programs are Ponzi schemes, and the organizers aim to steal the money invested. This […]

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resources

ICFO Resources Directory

Our ICFO Resources Provide Additional Insight and Help to Increase Awareness of the Problems Associated with Internet Crime for Children, Family, and Business Share with Family and Friends Have something to add, feel free to add comment We strive to maintain links but changes happen, drop a comment for broken links Resources (Right Click On […]

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cyber bullying

Cyber Bullying [Video]

  What is Cyberbullying Cyberbullying is bullying that takes place using electronic technology. Electronic technology includes devices and equipment such as cell phones, computers, and tablets as well as communication tools including social media sites, text messages, chat, and websites. Examples of cyberbullying include mean text messages or emails, rumors sent by email or posted […]

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Children

Connecting Children Online [Video]

Connecting Children Online – ICFO’s Internet Safety First Campaign ICFO  is all for Connecting the Children of the World; as long as we  Communicate the Risks and Dangers Associated with Internet Connectivity to our Children, Families, Friends, and Businesses Internet Crime: Security Threats, Scams, Fraud Ransomware, Malware, DDoS Attacks Keeping Your Children Safe Online Children Family, […]

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