Top 5 Myths About Phishing

There are several myths and misconceptions that abound when it comes to Phishing. These are the top 5 most common ones: Myth #1 Anti-spam software can detect phishing email While anti-phishing and spam filters can decrease the number of phising emails that get into your inbox, they are not 100% effective. Whenever anti-phishing technology keeps […]

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Posted in Phishing on Mar 9th, 2017 by Steve  

Who’s That Squatting on My Domain?

In the world of the internet, there are a lot of strange new ideas and words.  If you have taken that step of setting up your own web page, you already know what a “domain” is.  Basically a domain is that phrase used to find you on the internet.  For example, if you set up […]

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Posted in Cyber Squatters on Mar 9th, 2017 by Steve  

The Myth Of Cyber Monday

“Cyber Monday” is the Monday after Thanksgiving and is commonly reported to be the start of the online holiday shopping season or the biggest online shopping day of the year, both of which are untrue. The theory purports that consumers do a great deal of their real world shopping on “Black Friday” (another myth about […]

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Posted in Cyber Monday on Feb 12th, 2017 by Steve  

The Legal Status of Identity Theft Cases

The law is not a stagnant thing.  It is constantly changing, evolving and adapting to new situations and new crimes that must be identified and understood so appropriate laws can be passed to protect honest people from the dishonest ones.  This can be a tricky process, especially in this age when crimes using the internet […]

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Posted in Identity Theft on Jan 2nd, 2017 by Steve  

The Differences Between Some Anti Virus Programs

Spyware is an ever growing Internet threat. A test done by National Cyber Security Alliance showed that more than 90% of all PCs are infected with spyware. These dangerous programs are designed to bypass anti-virus & firewall software and the user knows nothing about it. Once spyware is embedded on your PC, it can slow […]

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Posted in Anti Virus Programs on Dec 20th, 2016 by Steve  

Online Dating: Hiding in Cyberspace

The Internet is changing the way we interact.  Chat rooms, instant messaging, and webcams all allow for quick and easy communication with family, friends and total strangers.  You can log on anytime you wish to chat to anyone you choose, for however long you need to.  Perfect! What’s more, it can also change the way […]

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Posted in Online Dating on Dec 18th, 2016 by Steve  

Protecting Our Kids Online

The internet has sometimes been compared to the wild, wild west.  Part of the reason for that is because in those early days of the frontier, the law was in place to protect citizens of the land but in many cases, it was hard to enforce and criminals ran free to defy laws without fear […]

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Posted in Kids Online on Dec 10th, 2016 by Steve  

How many spyware items are infecting your computer?

I just had, by mistake, a plug-in called Intelligent Explorer attach to my browser. What a nightmare!  I have another article on this topic, but this brings home a point.  Spyware or adware items are continually infecting computers. Most computers have no protection from them. Most frightening is the frequency of them.  From the InfosecWriters […]

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Posted in Spyware on Nov 26th, 2016 by Steve  

Defending The Internet With A Cyber security Degree Online

Getting a cybersecurity degree online is a brave step in learning what it takes to protect a virtual society. The miracle of being connected to anyone at anytime in any location is now a way of life. There is a dependence on the cyber network for everything from keeping in touch to paying bills. However, […]

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Posted in Cyber Security Training on Nov 14th, 2016 by Steve  

Knowing Who Your Kids Are With Online

The Internet is for everyone. All people will find the online medium useful because everything is in there. There are lots of educational information, entertainment and socialization going on and circulating within the Web. Thus, your children will be more than willing to get online. Furthermore, they could also be forced to get into the […]

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Posted in Kids Online on Nov 8th, 2016 by Steve  

Dating Goes Cyber And Its Big Business

Popular and innovative, online dating sites have innovated the world of romance. High on the popularity list, online dating is big business. It is a $ 1 billion industry that is thriving because it has provided affordable options to thousands of singles. The projected growth per year is set at 9% with revenues of $516 […]

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Posted in Cyber Dating on Nov 4th, 2016 by Steve  

Hacker Season Comes But Once A Year

It’s that time of year, the 20th of November, typically known in the retail trade as ‘Black Friday’ has come and gone.  Hackers are now in full swing, tempting and luring us into parting with our cash and identity for an empty promise.  Black Friday, known among the retail trade as the start of the […]

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Posted in Hacker Season on Nov 4th, 2016 by Steve  

The Cyber Teacher

Becoming a teacher today is means learning to teach with new tools and resources that were unheard of only twenty years ago.  There is almost no part of the education experience that is untouched by the computer or the internet.  So the more you look to becoming a “cyber teacher”, the more you will be […]

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Posted in Cyber Teacher on Nov 3rd, 2016 by Steve  

Call the Cops. There’s a Criminal in my Computer!

One of the nice things about cyber bingo at bingodrome.com is the great selection of chat room games you can participate in. The main components of these mini cyber bingo games is the chat room, a players e-mail software and situations arising from the cyber bingo game itself. Now I will tell you a bit […]

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Posted in Cyber on Nov 2nd, 2016 by Steve  

Internet Security: Why It’s Important

In today’s world, the internet is one of the most popular tools that you can use to buy goods and services. It is considered as one of the most useful tools that people make use of. The internet have proved to be a very good venue that you can use for communication and with this, […]

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Posted in Internet Safety on Oct 27th, 2016 by Steve  

How To Deal With Cyber-Bullying?

There is a game taking the gaming world by storm and it is called cyber bingo. Cyber bingo is an online representation of the old classic called bingo. Bingo originated in the 1500’s as a form of lottery in Italy where people could win money. The game made the trip across the Atlantic in the […]

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Posted in Cyber on Oct 26th, 2016 by Steve  

Internet Safety: How to Monitor Your Kids’ Use of the Internet

Setting up surveillance cameras is too much, not to mention ineffective, if you want to monitor your kids’ activity on the internet. What you need are the right tools and processes to ensure that your kids’ internet experience is enjoyable and most of all, safe. There is no better way to monitor your kids than […]

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Posted in Internet Safety on Oct 24th, 2016 by Steve  

Spyware: Are You Safe?

By now you have to have at least heard of spyware the virus infecting computers all over the world. You are also probably freaked out about being on the internet at all for fear that you to will fall prey to this nasty cyber bug. You also probably have no idea what you are dealing […]

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Posted in Spyware on Oct 24th, 2016 by Steve  

The Facts on Cyber Bullying

With advances in technology come advances in the way kids can pick on each other. It used to be that bullying was relegated to the school yard, but today kids can use the internet and cell phones to bully each other in a way that has been termed cyber bullying. This new type of bullying […]

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Posted in Cyber Bullying on Oct 23rd, 2016 by Steve  

Cyber Smarts For The Online Shopper

Online shopping malls, the newest shopping destinations in the face of the planet composed of 100% electronic goods and shoppers.  It may look quite novel for most people but enter unprepared and you just might find yourself ripped off must faster than in the real world. It’s true, being somewhat new to most of us […]

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Posted in Online Shopper on Oct 17th, 2016 by Steve  

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