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  • Get Secure on Facebook!

    Various security settings can be configured on your Facebook account, allowing you to protect your privacy and receive notifications when anyone attempts to access your account without authorization.
    By Christian Cawley July 22, 2011 

  • How Common Internet Privacy Missteps Put You Under Long-term Scrutiny

    What do the experts say about Internet privacy? Why is privacy on the Internet such an issue in a day when "everyone" has a social media account? Real life stories serve as cautionary tales and underscore the need to think long-term before...
    By Sylvia Cochran July 15, 2011 

  • How To Setup and Use Norton Parental Controls

    Do you want to know how to configure the most effective parental control software available on the net today? In this article, we'll outline the different options a parent has for blocking objectionable content, and introduce the latest features...
    By Charles M Bowen July 1, 2011 


  • Avoiding Virtual Embarrassment - Deleting Skype Messages

    If you use the popular Internet messenger service, Skype, then you would probably like to know that it offers you a very limited window to save face if you make an embarrassing comment or mistake. If you'd like to learn how to delete Skype messages...
    By Aaron R. June 28, 2011 

  • Internet Privacy in the 21st century

    The Internet and personal computers not only give consumers a vastly increased opportunity to obtain knowledge, but they also offer other forces a means to glean all sorts of personal data. Hackers routinely target companies to steal mass data sets. Learn...
    By Charles M Bowen June 17, 2011 

  • Windows Live Family Safety Filter Issues - I Can't Play Games

    Parents are now using the free online Windows Live Family Safety Filter to filter the games that their kids can play. If you are having issues or problems using the service, check this article for solutions and work-arounds.
    By Donna Buenaventura June 1, 2011 


  • Finding a Free Private Chat Service on the Web

    It can be challenging to find the right chat service online, just as it can be tricky to protect your own identity using a chat client. However, using one of these free online private chat services should allow you to work around this problem, and keep...
    By Christian Cawley May 31, 2011 

  • Deleting History To Keep Your Computer Private

    Every time you view web pages, you leave traces behind. Your browser keeps all your history stored. Many browsers also store user names, form data and passwords. Anyone wanting to know more about you need look no further than your history. Regularly cleaning...
    By C.D. Crowder May 29, 2011 

  • Do Skype Save Webcam Calls?

    Have you ever wondered if Skype video calls are saved anywhere? If so, you might be interested to find that they can be, if you make your own recordings. Otherwise if you want to refer back to a previous webcam chat, Skype sadly doesn't retain...
    By Christian Cawley May 29, 2011 

  • Network Security 101: Keeping Your Home Network Safe

    Without a secure home network, all browsing activity and personal files on networked devices are at risk. By taking some simple precautions during your network setup and using Internet and network security tools, you can keep your computer network secure...
    By C.D. Crowder May 28, 2011 
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