Nearly 100% of U.S. teens go online and the majority are using wireless devices to do it. When you add free public WiFi access points at parks, libraries, cafes and entire cities to the equation, parental controls are history.
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More than 50% of Americans use Facebook, but what about the younger demographic; should they be allowed to use social media sites? In this post we discuss Everloop, the new and “safe” social network for tweens.
Hacking unsecured wireless networks at hotels is easier and safer than robbing guests’ rooms or cracking their safes. For cybercriminals in search of an easy target, the payoff is much bigger.
If you think home wireless networks are safe from hackers, a new British study might change your mind. It found that half of home WiFi networks can be hacked in less than five seconds. Is U.S. wireless security any better?
Location Based Services are becoming more popular than ever. On smartphones, users are making the technology mainstream as they locate nearby services and check-in to businesses and establishments. But sharing this much information via social media can hinder your internet security and online privacy.
f you’re someone who thinks an unsecured WiFi connection is an open invitation to come on in, you’re not alone. A new poll found that nearly one in three WiFi users who responded have tried connecting to someone else’s WiFi without asking. Are WiFi moochers WiFi thieves? What do you think?
Last week the world celebrated Data Privacy Day. To commemorate the event Facebook added new online privacy features to up the security level of its site. Is it enough?
Free airport WiFi hotspots are a boon for busy travelers. But they’ve also become a haven for hackers waiting to attack from cyberspace.
Do you think leaving your WiFi wide open is being a good neighbor? Maybe you think using an open WiFi network is okay, too? Well, you might want to rethink that.
Active users on social networks should be more aware that their internet security is in danger. On these sites there is limited web protection as every photo you upload, every tweet you send, every status you update become information that can threaten your online privacy.
If you’re a millennial, connecting to WiFi is more important than coffee, TV and who knows what else. What are you willing to do to get connected?
Think your home wireless network is safe from intruders? Maybe or maybe not. For cybercrooks intent on stealing your valuables, an unsecured wireless connection can make WiFi hacking a lot easier than breaking and entering.