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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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Binary Options Scams [Video]

Australia consumer watchdog reports $11.6 million of cold calling binary options scams in 2016 BY VALENTINA KIRILOVA During Consumer Fraud Week 2017, ASIC is reminding consumers to protect themselves against investment scams. ASIC Deputy Chairman Peter Kell said: The Targeting Scams report published today by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) shows reports to […]

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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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BEWARE: Blue Whale Challenge [Video]

Blue Whale: Should you be worried about online pressure groups? Teen Suicides and Pressure Groups Concerns are growing over suspected links between teenage suicides and online pressure groups Reports are circulating in the media of vulnerable people being encouraged to take their own lives by following a series of online challenges. In Russia, the deaths […]

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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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