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Smoke Alarms, which one?

Fire, one of natures magnificent elements, used for cooking, heating and even entertainment purposes, but it can also be a deadly foe. Did you know it only takes minutes for an established fire to spread through your home, but its often not the fire that would ultimately kill you first… its the smoke, vapors, fumes and gases produced by the fire and the decomposition of its fuels that can take your life before the fire even has a chance to take hold… Many … Read More ❯❯

Published: December 2, 2017

Snoop Help

Snoop

Snooping is an art form. It is truly what the public calls “Hacking” in the raw. So lets bring out a little Hacker in you. This should not need to be said BUT…… Do not give your kids administrator accounts on the PC. User accounts are all they need and should have. This will give you control over what is viewed as well as installed, un-installed etc. Ok I will hush. Now back to the snooping stuff lol. First I suggest ImageCacheViewer. It’s … Read More ❯❯

Published: July 18, 2017

Be a Parent (The Internet is not a babysitter)

Be A Parent

Straight talk about the internet and kids. (It is a vicious/unsafe place for kids) Internet predators are out there in droves. It’s ruff being a parent the Internet adding to the stress and worries. Teaching kids to be safe and learning how yourself is a must nowadays. Remember the net is a place extremely easy to hide, cheat, steal and manipulate ANYONE leaps and bounds more than in the physical world! We set rules for our kids. The rules for the net are … Read More ❯❯

Published: July 11, 2017

What? Phishing?

Phishing

Phishing attacks are more rampant than ever before, rising by more than 162% + over 4 years. The cost worldwide is $4.5 billion every year and over half of internet users get one phishing E-mail per day minimum. The best defense against phishing attacks is to block malicious E-mails before they reach you is using DMARC (Domain-based Message Authentication Reporting and Conformance) standard. Also users (business etc.) that offer E-mail data revealing attacks beyond DMARC (e.g., attacks that fake a brand using domains outside … Read More ❯❯

Published: July 2, 2017

Family Internet Safety

FamilyInternetSafety

Some things I think all of us should know.  Don’t rush your children into social media. Obey the guideline of keeping children under 13 off social media. Once your children have an online profile, they can be tagged in photos, which magnifies their online presence. If you’re going to upload photos of them, don’t identify them and don’t tag them. This way the photo can’t be traced back to them.  Myth: Parental controls are the best way to monitor my childs online activities. … Read More ❯❯

Published: February 22, 2017