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Stay Smart About Smartphone Privacy

In 2015 it's safe to assume that anything you do on your smartphone, and any information you store, has the potential of being tracked.

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Cyberbullying Children Ultimate Guide

Cyberbullying harms children. Don't let it happen to your kid or let him or her harm others! Lots of parents already know that cyberbullying can take place on popular social media sites like Facebook or Twitter, but may not realize that every week there's a new app or virtual game where...

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Appalling Danger If You Use Public WiFi

The next time you fire up your laptop or iPad in a coffee shop, beware. Someone may be watching you--more closely than you ever imagined. A Firefox add-on called Firesheep allows anyone to see exactly what you're seeing on your computer--and even get full access...

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5 Security Dangers of Social Networking

Dave Waterson is the CEO of data security company SentryBay, makers of DataMask. With about one and a half billion social network user...

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Study Reveals Teens, Parents Take Online Risks

A study of online habits indicates substantial numbers of parents and their teens engage in highly risky behavior on the internet, putting themselves in danger of virus or malware infection and other threats.

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3 Simple Tips for Safe Social Networking

Would you walk up to someone you've never met before and tell them your life story? Maybe you would share a few photos of you and your family with them? Would you tell them about your love life, dinner plans, even your vacation plans? The answer – you probably wouldn't. So, why would you do th...

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Run ... run for your social lives!

Teens may be fleeing Facebook to avoid parents Facebooking parents chasing away their embarrassed teens? Sounds like crazy talk, but that's exactly what's happening according to

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Mommy TMI

Mommy TMI When it comes to your Facebook status updates, how much info is too much? TMI – Too Much Information – is a common ailment that afflicts millions of adults and teenage Facebook users. You name the topic, they're telling everybody...

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