Internet Fraud

Protect yourself from spam emails

Protect yourself from spam emails

July 5, 2014 at 3:44 am 0 comments

Spam traffic keeps going up—in fact, according to some computer security experts, it’s about double what it was a year ago. To make matters more serious, these days most spam emails come with malicious attachments.  It’s important to not download or open any attachment if you are not SURE whoRead More

Bullying By Any Other Name Would Be As Hurtful: Stop Cyberbullying

Bullying By Any Other Name Would Be As Hurtful: Stop Cyberbullying

July 1, 2013 at 9:47 pm 0 comments

Every adult around the world probably has some sort of bullying story to tell. Some may even say this is a right of passage, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Why would we allow our children and others children to be subjected to an unnecessary form of sophomoricRead More

Are you worried about your childrens’ privacy while online? New law requires sites and apps to seek parental permission before requesting info

January 22, 2013 at 9:16 pm 0 comments

If you are like most parents these days, you either have a computer at home, mobile phone, or a tablet that you let your children use and play around with.  You might even let them download apps that they can use when you let them! However, how many of youRead More

Are your online passwords on this year’s list of Worst Passwords?

December 4, 2012 at 3:23 am 0 comments

The more we all continue to do more and more of our personal, social, financial, etc transactions online, the more passwords we have to make up and remember! Some of us use the same passwords for all of our online accounts, others use variations of the same password, or comeRead More

Protect Your Identity When Using Mobile Devices

November 20, 2012 at 5:51 pm 0 comments

If you are like one of the millions of smartphones users in the world, then pay close attention. Its hard to deny that smartphones provide both great convenience and leisure.  But lurking right around the corner is the unfortunate reality that identity thieves are increasingly finding ways to access yourRead More

National Protect Your Identity Week: Make sure to talk to common targets: seniors, children, and teens about ID Theft

October 25, 2012 at 5:43 pm 0 comments

This week is National Protect Your Identity Week (October 20-27th). Identity theft is happening all around you and it’s important to learn how to protect yourself and your family. For example, don’t carry you Social Security card in your wallet, never write down crucial PIN numbers, and shred documents thatRead More

New NYS Law Signed to Protect Your Kids from Bullying – Including Cyberbullying

July 20, 2012 at 5:52 pm 0 comments

If you are a parent you may have already heard complaints from your kids’ about bullying. A recent report found that in 2010, nearly 18% of students said they had been bullied on school property. In addition, 16% said they had been the target of cyberbullying through e-mail, chat rooms,Read More