cyber security

Webcast: Cybersecurity During COVID-19

Larry Magid and Kerry Gallagher spoke with McAfee's Baker Nanduru, who had some excellent advice for all of us who are at a higher security risk due to all the ...

Internet Essentials

Comcast Expands Access and Increases Speed of Internet Essentials Due to Coronavirus

A lot of communities are closing schools and, of course, many of those workers who can are now working from home. This makes a lot of sense, but there are ...
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TikTok

TikTok to Give Parents More Control Over Teen Accounts

TikTok is adding a Family Safety Mode to give parents more control over their teen's account ...
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Research Finds Teens May Not Be Suffering From Too Much Tech use

Research Finds Teens May Not Be Suffering From Too Much Tech use

One of the most important observations of the study is that "Policies restricting adolescents’ access to new technologies ... may be ill advised ...
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AI, Cyberbullying Hot Topics at Safety Conference

I’m on my way to Washington, D.C., for the Family Online Safety Institute’s (FOSI) annual conference. I have attended almost all of these events ...
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mystery box

CNET Cheapskate Mystery Box Raises Funds for ConnectSafely, Hunger Project & TAPS

Larry speaks with CNET and Cheapskate columnist Rick Broida, who has launched the Cheapskate Mystery Box 2019 Edition, a bundle of tech goodies from a variety of great companies ...
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Data Refute President's Linkage Between Violent Videogames & Mass Shootings

Data Refute President’s Linkage Between Violent Videogames & Mass Shootings

In his address to the nation following a weekend of two mass shootings, President Trump made a reference to violent video games, suggesting that these games may have something to ...
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Overall Increase in Cyberbullying -- Girls 3 Times More Likely To Be Cyberbullied Than Boys

Overall Increase in Cyberbullying — Girls 3 Times More Likely To Be Cyberbullied Than Boys

The National Center for Educational Statistics is out with its 2016 to 2017 report on bullying at school. Overall, the bullying rate hasn’t changed much from 2014 to 2015 ...
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FaceApp Requires Caution, Not Fear

FaceApp Requires Caution, Not Fear

There are four lessons when it comes to FaceApp. Read on for advice about staying safe on the popular app ...
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old telephone

FCC Allows Phone Companies to Block Robocalls

The Federal Communications Commission voted unanimously on Thursday to allow phone companies to block unwanted robocalls. Companies will now be allowed to block these calls by default ...
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