Tips for preventing 'ransomware' attacks

Tips for preventing ‘ransomware’ attacks

A ransomware attack can encrypt data or lock you completely out of your device. It can also be used as a form of blackmail or extortion if the hacker finds ...

The Connection Between Online Safety and those Amazing Kids from Parkland, Florida

The Connection Between Online Safety and those Amazing Kids from Parkland, Florida

Like many, I have been deeply moved by the actions of student survivors of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas school shootings on Valentine’s Day ...
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safer internet day

Safer Internet Day a Good Time to Think About Your Use of Connected Tech

 by Larry Magid Tuesday, February 6th is Safer Internet Day. The big U.S. celebration will be in Austin, but you don't have to come to Texas to participate. It will ...
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Online Privacy Day Reminds Us to Stay Alert Year ’Round

Online Privacy Day Reminds Us to Stay Alert Year ’Round

by Larry Magid Sunday is “Data Privacy Day,” when a host of companies, nonprofits and government agencies remind people to take steps to protect their privacy. The event is sponsored ...
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's 2018 Challenge: Fix Facebook's Important Issues

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s 2018 Challenge: Fix Facebook’s Important Issues

Every year Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg takes on a challenge. One year it was to learn Mandarin. Another it was to visit every U.S. State and one year he ran ...
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Internet Governance Forum tackles fake news, artificial intelligence and blockchain

Internet Governance Forum tackles fake news, artificial intelligence and blockchain

For the past 12 years, the United Nations has sponsored the Internet Governance Forum (IGF), a “multi-stakeholder” event that brings together people from governments around the world along with tech ...
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