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ransomware

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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Child Predators Pedophiles [Video]

WARNING – Content should be disturbing to most readers Predators When children go online, they have direct and immediate access to friends, family, and complete strangers, which can put unsuspecting children at great risk. Children who meet and communicate with strangers online are easy prey for Internet predators. Predators have easy and anonymous access to children […]

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Malvertising

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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Harassment

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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sextortion

Sextortion of Children [Video]

Sextortion Affecting Thousands of U.S. Children Summary Sextortion is a type of online sexual exploitation in which individuals coerce victims into providing sexually explicit images or videos of themselves, often in compliance with offenders’ threats to post the images publicly or send the images to victims’ friends and family. The FBI has seen a significant […]

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Sexting

Child Teen Sexting [Video]

Nude Selfies: Understanding Why Nude Selfies: Talking to your child WARNING: Content may be offensive to some readers Sexting – advice for parents <p”>How to talk to children about the risks of sexting – and what you can do to protect them It may feel awkward, but it’s important to explain to children the risks […]

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Revenge Porn

Revenge Porn [Video]

Warning: Adult third-party content may offend some readers Protect Victims: #EndRevengePorn Now! Have you ever seen an embarrassing photo of yourself? You know the type, a notification pops up on Facebook and the picture you see makes you cringe. Now imagine getting a notification that includes your name, but this time when you open it […]

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STOP Clicking Links [Video]

STOP Clicking 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 article. […]

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Social Media Threats [Video]

Top 9 Social Media Threats If 2014 is any indicator, security teams are in for a busy 2015. Attacks are only getting bigger and badder, in terms of scale, volume and method. Enterprises find themselves facing off against brand new attack vectors: most daunting among them — social media. Attackers exploit the virality and trusted […]

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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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