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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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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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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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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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Malvertising [Video]

Malvertising: Three Things You Need To Know BY Brian O’Kelley Shortly before the winter holidays, the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) and Ernst & Young issued a joint report estimating the annual cost associated with a triad of fraudulent practices: infringed content (also known as piracy), invalid traffic, and “malvertising.” Their findings were arresting: each year, the […]

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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 Thanks for reading our ICFO […]

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Cybercrime: SMEs

Cybercrime is biggest threat to small and medium-size firms ‘by far’ Lapses in cybersecurity can kill small businesses, lobby group says By Tamlin Magee (Computerworld UK) The UK’s definition of an SME — a small to medium enterprise — is any business with up to 250 employees, but no upper floor on the financial threshold. […]

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Cyber Security: World’s Best Worst

Cyber Security: The World’s Best And Worst Presented With A Well-Designed Infographic Kevin Murnane   Credit: Comparitech  Countries with the best (blue) and worst (red) malware infection rates. It’s no secret that online security is a global problem. Businesses and government agencies are hacked, corporations, hospitals and individuals are held up with ransomware, credit card […]

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Predators Using Online Games [Video]

Are your kids safe? Predators reaching children through online games by Dave Huddleston, WSBTV.com ATLANTA – MaryBeth Reeves is used to a lot of chatting. The Georgia mother of quadruplet 10-year-old daughters says it’s rarely quiet in their home. What she wasn’t used to were the chats taking place while her girls played games online. Roblox […]

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Cyber Harassment [Video]

Warning – Content May Offend Some Readers Cyber Harassment Cyber Bullying, Cyber Stalking, Doxxing, Flaming, Revenge Porn, Sextortion, Shaming, Swatting, Trolling 5 Ways to Handle and Prevent Cyber-Harassment Recognize the situation for what it is: Online harassment. It can also be referred to as cyberbullying, but regardless of the name, know that this is a […]

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