Crime Security

Scams

Children Scams [Video]

http://www.ksdk.com/news/local/5-on-your-side/clever-scams-target-kids-online/209920475 Children Scams Parenting: 10 Common Internet Scams Your Child Might Fall For The world wide web can be a big, scary place for your kids. The most efficient way to monitor your child’s online activity is through a parental intelligence system that will monitor and analyze their actions. Scams come a dime a dozen, but it’s […]

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Malware

Malware Ransomware [Video]

Viruses, Spyware, and Malware What is malware? “Malware” is a term for any software that gets installed on your machine and performs unwanted tasks, often for some third party’s benefit. Malware programs can range from being simple annoyances (pop-up advertising) to causing serious computer invasion and damage (e.g., stealing passwords and data or infecting other […]

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wannacry

WannaCry Ransomware Cyberattack [Video]

‘Biggest ransomware outbreak in history’ hits nearly 100 countries with data held for ransom Dozens of countries have been hit with a huge cyber extortion attack that locked computers and held users’ files for ransom at a multitude of hospitals, companies and government agencies. How did the attack occur? Attack appeared to be caused by […]

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Identity Theft

Identity Theft [Video]

 Identity Theft How to protect yourself against identity theft and respond if it happens. Identity (ID) theft is a crime where a thief steals your personal information, such as your full name or social security number, to commit fraud. The identity thief can use your information to fraudulently apply for credit, file taxes, or get […]

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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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social

Cybercrime: Social Media [Video]

90% firms see social media as a big risk area for cyber crime: EY report Over 90% of Indian businesses identified social media as a ‘precarious platform spurring new-age cyber threats’, according to the report Rozelle Laha   The report quoted a McAfee study to say that India is estimated to be losing 0.21% of […]

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awareness

Cybercrime Awareness [Video]

The best way to fight cybercrime is with proper awareness: Experts By IANS Describing cyber crime as a rising menace in India, experts on Thursday said proper awareness, assessment, and implementation of security policies were the way forward to fight the malady. Discussing the nuances of cyber security threats at a seminar in Kolkata, they […]

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safety

Parents: Concern For Your Childrens Safety

Parents: How Concerned Are You For Your Children’s Safety? Online or Offline? We thank Barbara for her article “What Lengths Would You Go To Keep Your Kids Safe Online?” by Barbara Brenninkmeijer. However, she opens with this sentence. “Protecting a child from harm is one of the greatest anxieties, perhaps the greatest, parents experience as they […]

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child

Child Abuse [Video]

Warning – Content Should Offend Most Readers What is child abuse? Child abuse is any action by another person – adult or child – that causes significant harm to a child. It can be physical, sexual or emotional, but can just as often be about a lack of love, care, and attention. We know that […]

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privacy

Privacy Anonymity [Video]

How Does Privacy Differ From Anonymity, And Why Are Both Important? Privacy and anonymity are two different concepts. They are both increasingly necessary as we get increasingly wiretapped and tracked, legally so or not, and it’s important to understand why they are an integral part of our civil liberties – why they are not just […]

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