Items Tagged with safe surfing
#10 / 2009-02-20 09:00:00 / 2:39 min.
There are a ton of chat clients or instant message software available. These include Yahoo! Messenger, ICQ, Windows Live, Google Talk, and many more. In order to keep your children safe you may need to install software that will help you track what they're doing.
#9 / 2009-02-19 09:00:00 / 3:57 min.
Social network have become a part of daily life. Facebook has over 150 million users. MySpace, Bebe, Twitter, and more also have millions of users. As a parent you need to have some guidelines for your children if you're going to let them participate online.
#7 / 2009-02-17 09:00:00 / 2:20 min.
One of the best ways of limiting what your children are able to do on the Internet or on the computer is to limit their options. This can be done easily by creating a special User Account for each child.
#6 / 2009-02-16 09:00:00 / 3:20 min.
One of the newer tricks put in use to steal your identity, account numbers, and passwords, is called "Phishing." In the early days of this evil practice the user had to be ever vigilant, but today there are some tools to help you.
#5 / 2009-02-13 09:00:00 / 2:45 min.
Another option in addition to control programs, Content Advisor, and the like, is to use things like the Safe Searching option provided by Google. This insures that searches won't return unwanted content. You can also use sites that are specifically designed for children and families.
#4 / 2009-02-12 09:00:00 / 2:57 min.
In part three we looked at toughening up the settings in your Web browser to keep your children safer. For many of you that won't seem like enough so you may want to look at parental control products like NetNanny, CyberSitter, or CyberPatrol.
#3 / 2009-02-11 09:00:00 / 3:29 min.
There are lots of ways to make the Internet safer for your children. The best way is to sit with them and make sure they know about the dangers, all of them. From viruses, to spyware, to predators, nothing should be held back. You can help your children by simply making your Web browser a part of the safety plan.
#2 / 2009-02-10 09:00:00 / 2:49 min.
On the Internet today spyware has become even more of a threat than viruses. For this reason it's important to make sure you're always running Anti-spyware software on your computer. You can run a combination package that contains both anti-virus and Anti-spyware or you can run a separate program for each.
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