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Malicious Software Can Hurt Your PC

February 25, 2007 // 0 Comments

By Anne Colllier reposted from NetFamilyNews Casually clicking around the Web “can be a dangerous business” these days, because of the malicious stuff you (or [...]

States Consider Laws Against Cyberbullying

February 25, 2007 // 1 Comment

There’s a lot of talk about Internet predators but the reality is that your kids are lot more likely to be harassed by a teenage online bully than approached by an [...]

Social Networking Goes Mobile

February 25, 2007 // 2 Comments

As this BBC story explains, social networking is going mobile. This has interesting implications when you consider that people have their cell phones with them at all times. [...]

Common Sense Rules

February 19, 2007 // 0 Comments

We call on crossing guards and police officers to help keep our kids safe on the streets, but our main line of defense is the family. Kids are taught to look both ways when [...]

More Efforts at Keeping Kids Safe Online

February 19, 2007 // 0 Comments

The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) is launching a new Web site to answer parents’ questions about Internet safety and computers. The free [...]

New Online Safety Sites

February 19, 2007 // 35 Comments

by Larry Magid Most of the time I write about gadgets or fun Web sites, but today’s column is about a more serious topic: Keeping your kids safe on the Internet. While I [...]

How to recognize grooming

February 15, 2007 // 1 Comment

By Anne Collier Sometimes the very reason kids and teens blog and spend time in social-networking sites is to “meet new friends.” So it’s not always easy for them to [...]

New Approach to Online Safety

February 12, 2007 // 1 Comment

More than a dozen years ago I wrote a booklet for the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children called Child Safety on the Information Highway. Millions of copies [...]

Teen guide to safe blogging

February 15, 2006 // 1 Comment

Unlike the articles we write for parents and teachers, we don’t have to give you a course in blogging basics. As a teen, you’ve probably visited your share of blogs or [...]
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