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3 zile în urmă - 11 min read

Protecting Our Children in the New World of Technology

In this article, we're talking about the most important "thing" in the world for us, our children. We will approach a few wide & deep questions that lurk in the shadows every day. How is this "new world" going to affect them? Is it positive or negative? Is it going to help them achieve the happiness, fulfillment, and overall well-being that we're daily trying to guide them towards? Or is it going to work against our highest hopes? Placing the nuanced answers aside, for now, we can be 100% sur

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2 luni în urmă - 5 min read

Why Are Passwords Important and What to Do About Them

Passwords are annoying. You know it, I know it, we all know it. Almost every website will ask you for an account these days. If you're like me, you probably have more than 100 accounts already. And the number keeps growing. Having to remember all these passwords is a nightmare. It's terribly complicated to keep them in your head, so you probably use a notebook, a file, or even a password manager to remember them all. Nobody has time to deal with all this nonsense. And frankly, the websites don

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4 luni în urmă - 4 min read

12 Characters Passwords - Examples and Recommendations

12 Characters Passwords are, as the name suggests, passwords composed of 12 characters. These characters can be anything from letters, numbers, and symbols to spaces, letters with diacritics (é, â, ï, etc.), emojis, and so on. In this article, I will show you examples of different types of 12 character passwords, as well as ways to create your own fresh and unique passwords. Examples of Randomly Generated 12 Characters Passwords Randomly generated passwords are passwords that have been created

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4 luni în urmă - 10 min read

11 Ways People Remember Passwords (Analyzed and Explained)

Did you know that 53% of people rely on their memory to manage passwords? Over half of all internet users don't use any tool to remember passwords. Based on research conducted by NordPass [https://go.nordpass.io/aff_c?offer_id=597&aff_id=45264&source=blog_ways-people-remember-passwords-analyzed-and-explained] in 2021, it is estimated that the average internet user has more than 100 passwords. To keep track of these passwords using their memory is no easy task. I've gathered and analyzed the m

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4 luni în urmă - 5 min read

What Should You Store in a Password Manager?

Password managers are a convenient way to store all of your passwords in one place. Besides passwords, most password managers can store other types of data as well. So what exactly should you store in your password manager? Here is a list of suggested items: * Passwords for all online accounts * Credit/debit card information * Bank account login information * Delivery addresses * Insurance policy numbers * Medical insurance ID numbers * Social Security Numbers With this in mind, let's

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9 luni în urmă - 6 min read

How to Avoid an Internet Arms Race with Your Child

Internet safety is incredibly important, but without the right tools, you can easily engage in an internet arms race with your child. In today’s world, kids have access to smartphones, tablets, and computers, so they have full access to the internet- the good and the bad. Using the internet does not have to be dangerous, and it does not need to be a battle. If you have a child, or children, that frequently use the internet, you can easily find yourself in a battle over rules. For all the best i

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9 luni în urmă - 13 min read

NordVPN Review (for Parents)

Looking out for your child's safety online is an ongoing task. Once your kid is old enough to make internet searches on their own devices, that challenge becomes even more difficult. Fortunately, using a Virtual Private Network (VPN) such as one offered by NordVPN [https://go.nordvpn.net/aff_c?offer_id=15&aff_id=45264&source=blog_nordvpn-review-for-parents] can go a long way in ensuring a more secure internet browsing experience. NordVPN [https://go.nordvpn.net/aff_c?offer_id=15&aff_id=45264&

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10 luni în urmă - 13 min read

11 Apps Your Kids May Have For Secret Texting

With today’s technology, your child can download many apps on their cell phone that can connect them to anyone worldwide. Unfortunately, although it is exciting for your child, this widespread connection can be dangerous for them. There are so many applications out there, but you may not know some popular ones are making the rounds amongst teenagers. So here are those applications to watch out for that can be detrimental to your child’s safety. Snapchat Snapchat is one of the most popular appl

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10 luni în urmă - 14 min read

A Guide to Parental Controls for TikTok

TikTok is the most popular social media platform for teenagers in the world. However, before your kids are teenagers, you'll need to control what they're exposed to on the platform. While there are some fun videos for kids to watch, there are a lot of inappropriate videos too. Parental controls can be set on TikTok by using Restricted or Family Pairing Mode. Control can also be achieved by disabling followers and comments. Parental controls are important for kids who use TikTok since TikTok ca

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10 luni în urmă - 5 min read

3 Reasons Your Family Needs A VPN

Internet safety and protection is becoming more and more important in today’s world, and parents now have to also focus on teaching their kids how to use the internet safely. The internet can present various security and privacy threats, but if you’re simply just aware of the different problems, you can protect yourself and your family. VPNs are great for families because they provide a lot of other benefits and multiple devices can be on the same VPN. Some parents may not be aware of how to us

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10 luni în urmă - 5 min read

Restricting Internet Access During School Time

With an increasing number of children partaking in online schooling, it is becoming more difficult for parents to restrict internet access during school time. Even the kids that go to school in person struggle to keep their phones put away in their locker to keep them from being distracted during classes. They sneak glances here and there, even with teachers' best efforts to keep them focused. As a parent, how do you keep your child’s internet time to a minimum during school and those crucial

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10 luni în urmă - 5 min read

Discord Explained for Parents

If you find yourself scratching your head wondering what your child is talking about when they mention “Discord,” you have come to the right place. Your main job as a parent is that you want to protect your child from harm. While you may be able to keep your child safe in the real world, there is a world that seems harder to protect them from when they’re online. The internet has become a place of excitement, knowledge, and, unfortunately, some danger. In this guide, you will learn everything t

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10 luni în urmă - 5 min read

YouTube Kids – Good or Bad?

With the plethora of streaming services available, it can be hard to decipher which platforms and websites are kid-friendly.  YouTube Kids is one of the most recognized platforms, with video views in the billions, but you might be wondering if the platform itself is good or bad? YouTube Kids promotes a safe environment for children to watch videos by using automated filters and parental controls to help guide the viewing parameters. Tools within the system can help customize the app experience

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un an în urmă - 13 min read

15 Safe Browsing Techniques Every Parent Should Know

Internet safety is a hot topic these days. With all the scary stories in the news and on social media, it's no wonder that parents want to know how they can keep their kids safe online. The internet is a great resource when used in the right way, but it can lead to some pretty dangerous places if you aren't careful. There are so many dangers out there that can come from the internet. No one wants their child exposed to cyberbullying, sexting, or identity theft. The best way to keep your kid saf

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un an în urmă - 13 min read

9 Reasons Why Your Kid Has a VPN and What to Do

So you’ve discovered that your child/teen has a VPN or is interested in using one and you’re not sure whether that’s a good thing or a bad thing. You may have heard that VPNs protect people’s online browsing but you may have also heard they make it harder to restrict access to specific websites you don’t want your kid visiting. What exactly should you do about this? If you’d like to know some of the primary reasons why a kid/teen would want to use a VPN and whether or not it’s a good idea, you’

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un an în urmă - 13 min read

A Guide to Turning Off Internet Access at Night

Even when everyone in your home is supposed to be turning in for the night, many people are unaware that their household is still connected to the wider world. This can keep kids (and adults) up long past their bedtime, or it can even expose your household to identity theft and other security threats while you sleep. Internet access can be turned off at night by shutting off the wireless router. This can be done either manually or wirelessly. It's advised to turn off Internet access every nigh

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un an în urmă - 14 min read

A Guide To Using Parental Controls On Instagram

With so many ways for our children to access the world wide web, it can be difficult to monitor and control what they are doing and who is tracking their activities. If your children are at the age where they are enthralled with social media, specifically, Instagram™ you may be wondering how to use parental controls so you can keep them safe while still allowing them to have a social life. Learning how to manage parental controls can help avoid: * Cyber-bullying * Sexual predators and other

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un an în urmă - 13 min read

Internet Safety And Its Importance Explained For Parents

Internet safety is something that many parents will worry about, especially for their kids. In this online age, staying safe on the web comes with many challenges. As a parent, you may ask yourself: what is the importance of internet safety for my kids? Staying safe on the internet is important for parents and kids. The internet technologies are developing at a rapid rate, making it more difficult to stay safe on the web. With this rapid rate, parents must keep up. This is especially true of yo

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un an în urmă - 13 min read

A Guide for Teachers to Keep Students Safe on the Internet

It seems like every generation is more and more submerged in the internet. While technology certainly keeps things interesting, the internet is both a valuable asset and a potential danger because of the sheer amount of information available. Devoting effort to keeping students safe on the internet is so important. Because students now are growing up in a completely different technological climate than previous generations, teachers need to take the steps to both educate themselves and their st

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un an în urmă - 14 min read

20 Ways to Bypass Parental Controls

Bypassing parental controls isn't always easy, and pulling it off depends on which system the parental controls have been set up through. However, there are a few different ways that you can bypass parental controls even if you don't have any relevant passwords. Below you'll find the procedures for bypassing parental controls on the most prevalent modern-day operating systems. While the best option for getting parental controls removed is to prove that you're responsible enough to handle open a

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un an în urmă - 10 min read

The Ultimate Guide to Remotely Monitoring your Child’s Computer

Remotely monitoring your child’s computer and internet activity can be necessary to protect them from some of the more dangerous aspects of being on the internet. How can you remotely monitor your child’s internet activity on their computer? Smartphone apps and programs give you the ability to monitor your child’s computer and internet activity remotely. You also can set regulations directly on your child’s computer and educate your child about internet safety. Several apps and programs exist

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un an în urmă - 10 min read

A Guide to Monitoring Your Child's Laptop

While parents may hope for the best when they speak to their children about what is allowed and what is not allowed to watch on television, you can never be too careful when it comes to safety online. It is nearly impossible to simply keep track of the sites they are on or completely take away the ability to get on there in the first place. To monitor your child's laptop, you can implement parental controls. You can use these to filter out harmful content, block potentially dangerous websites,

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un an în urmă - 10 min read

The Complete Guide to Explaining Internet Safety to a Child

The internet allows us to have the entire world at our fingertips with just a simple click of the button.  Technology is amazing and has provided many opportunities to our country, but it has also offered a lot of grief and heartache.  The internet is an extremely powerful tool that needs to be used as such.  This includes teaching children both the amazing things it can do and the dangers it can pose. When teaching children about internet safety, it is important that you not use scare tactics.

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un an în urmă - 10 min read

The Pros and Cons of Parental Controls

As the pace of technological advancement accelerates, the job of parents gets harder. Your child has more communication options than any other generation in history. No one person can track them all. Because of this, you may want a simple solution to keep your kid safe. Parental controls are one option, but are they worth the hassle? Parental controls can help you moderate what your child does online but have their advantages and disadvantages: ProsConsLocation trackingHigh costsBlock inapprop

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un an în urmă - 10 min read

How to Block Apps On iPhone for studying

It is impossible to get by in recent years without a cell phone. Sometimes, you want to switch off some apps for studying, but not the calling features, just in case of an emergency. Navigating midterms is difficult enough without the distraction of app notifications. Here is how to block apps on iPhone for studying. You must go into your settings on your iPhone and open your screen time options. Select whom the device belongs to and set up your passcode. Then you will see the option to block c

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un an în urmă - 10 min read

11 Safest Free Email Accounts

Safety and security are top of mind these days, especially when it comes to ensuring privacy with email accounts. If you are interested in opening a free email account, you may be wondering which providers are the safest to use, given the vast array of options. In order to decide which provider to go with, you must understand the types of safety measures these providers use to maximize security for account holders. Some of these features are embedded in their coding, while others require action

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un an în urmă - 9 min read

How to Hide Last Seen on Facebook

With all of the misunderstandings involved with several types of privacy settings on social media apps, it can be challenging to know if your account shows that you are active or inactive. If you want your Facebook presence to remain incognito, there are a few simple rules to follow. Read on to learn how to hide your last seen active status on Facebook. The process to do so is easy, but if you do not follow the steps correctly, you may not see the results you are looking for. If you want your a

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un an în urmă - 10 min read

The Pros and Cons of VPNs

The internet is used by virtually everyone and is also one of the most dangerous technological advances to date. While useful and somewhat necessary, the internet can open doors to attacks from hackers.  They can try to take everything from your personal identification information as well as bank information.  Because of this, it is important to protect yourself and your family from online predators. Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) can help protect you and your family from most potential online

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un an în urmă - 9 min read

A Guide to Blocking Inappropriate Content on Your Phone

Our phones link us to the world, and sometimes that includes inappropriate content we want to block. With the internet and social media, we can see pretty much whatever we want whenever we want, but this does come with a cost. It is possible to see only what you want to see on your phones. To be able to do that, it's good to block inappropriate content on mobile phones. Blocking this content ensures the experience is safe, respectable, and overall, one that you want to have on your device. K

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un an în urmă - 5 min read

A Quick Guide to Password Safety for Kids

We live in a digital world, and online safety is critical for kids to learn beginning at a young age. They are always on phones and tablets, and for many, much of their school is online too. All of these resources are password protected to safeguard personal information, but often, these passwords are preset for the kids who do not choose their own passwords. If these passwords never get changed, kids never learn proper password safety. This makes them an easy target for hackers. It is parents’

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un an în urmă - 9 min read

How to Track a Fake Instagram Account: Parents Edition

There are many reasons to be worried as a parent when your child first ventures into the world of social media. Your child could be subject to disturbing images, communication with strangers, and even fake accounts. Fake accounts are a fairly widespread issue on social media, particularly Instagram. Fortunately, there are ways for a parent to track fake accounts. There are several ways to track the location of a fake Instagram account. You can check the location tags in any post made by the Ins

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un an în urmă - 5 min read

Is There A Way to See Old Facebook Passwords? (We Find Out)

Once in a while, we all forget our passwords to different sites and accounts. Forgetting passwords is frustrating, but there is often a way to solve the issue. But when it comes to Facebook, is there any way that you can see your old password? If you forget your Facebook password, it is possible to recover your account. However, this will involve setting a new password rather than returning to an old one. Generally, Facebook will not share your old passwords because they store them in a format

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un an în urmă - 5 min read

7 Steps to Adding Parental Controls on a Samsung Tablet

If you have children, you know how serious online safety is. In a world full of true crime interest and endless sources giving us a look into all of the dangers that can come from the internet, parents have even more to be terrified of. It is not only predators you have to be wary of when your children are on the internet but also the content they can be subjected to. There is crime, violence, sexual content, etc., along with the many ways in which you can purchase just about anything you want

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un an în urmă - 6 min read

This is How to Block Inappropriate Videos on Facebook

It seems like no matter how careful you think you're being, inappropriate videos somehow make their way onto Facebook. Facebook is a powerful application for connecting with friends and family all across the globe. It's wonderful catching up on so-and-so's life happenings, but unfortunately, not all the information on Facebook is what we want to see. To block inappropriate videos on Facebook, follow these three easy steps: 1. Go to the "videos" section in your Facebook settings. 2. Switch "a

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un an în urmă - 6 min read

5 Steps To Deleting Your Child’s Snapchat Account

Snapchat is one of the most popular social media apps for kids and teens these days. While it can be a great tool to use, it is also easy for your child to act inappropriately on this site with their friends, so it’s good to know how to delete your child’s Snapchat account in case you need to. Let’s take a closer look at some of the steps parents can take to help shut down a snapchat account and why it is important to discuss online safety with your children before they ever use this account.

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un an în urmă - 12 min read

NordVPN Vs. Avast: Pros & Cons of Each

You may have fantastic network security at home. But when you are in public, the information you send online is far from secure. That’s when a virtual private network can become highly useful. A virtual private network (VPN) provides increased protection when you are using a public internet connection. VPNs increase both your privacy and the security of your data. There are many VPNs available…

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un an în urmă - 6 min read

Will a Firewall Slow Internet Speed? What You Need to Know

With all the threats online today, firewalls are an increasingly necessary layer of protection. But how does a firewall affect internet performance? A firewall is one of many potential causes of slow internet. While firewalls provide security, they can reduce internet speed. There are easy ways to check for this. There are also a few easily solvable issues that may be the cause. Learn how…

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2 ani în urmă - 17 min read

25 Tips to Protect Elders from Online Fraud: A Quick Guide

Although the digital space has given us so many opportunities, it has also drastically increased the security risks that we face each day. Not only are the younger generations at risk, but the older demographics are at an increasingly high risk as scams, inappropriate marketing techniques, and fraud are at an all-time high. While the risk for elders is prevalent online, they can use tips and…

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2 ani în urmă - 5 min read

Which Password Manager is Easiest to Use? This One!

Working from home is becoming a viable trend in more and more industries. As a result, the need to protect the companies you work for and your computer’s integrity against hacking and sabotage has increased exponentially. Having a password manager will keep all this information, and your identity, protected. One of the easiest password managers to use is NordPass. NordPass is a password manager…

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2 ani în urmă - 19 min read

25 Tips to Stay Safe on Public WiFi (+ BONUS recommendations)

Have you been wondering how to stay safe on public WiFi? If you’re in a public place and you need to connect to the internet, you check your laptop or tablet for available connections and, chances are, you’ll find a list of open networks. Which one should you choose? Is it safe to connect to any open network? Public WiFi networks are rarely as secure as private networks. While it is possible to…

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2 ani în urmă - 6 min read

Does a VPN Hide You from Your ISP? The Truth Revealed

Internet privacy is a pressing concern in the current Information Age, and unfortunately many people do not realize their vulnerabilities when using internet services and devices. Establishing a VPN, or a virtual private network, can increase the security of your personal information and data by using encryption. While a VPN does afford more security and privacy during your internet usage, its…

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2 ani în urmă - 6 min read

Is Paymentwall Safe? Here’s the Truth

Paymentwall is an international e-payment provider and, as such, is susceptible to attacks from the outside. Fortunately, Paymentwall is indeed safe due to its many security measures and high standards. Paymentwall has many built-in features that make it compliant with PCI-DSS requirements. One such feature is 24/7 human fraud monitoring backed by a risk machine used to identify possible fraud or…

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2 ani în urmă - 6 min read

Can You Get DDoSed with a VPN: Here’s the Truth

While VPN’s have been in service in the business sector for decades, there has been a recent boom in commercial VPN services available to consumers. With a rise in DDoS attacks, more and more people are asking: can a VPN protect me from a DDoS attack? It is extremely difficult for an attacker to successfully DDoS a target if they are using a VPN. There is no perfect defense against DDoS attacks…

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2 ani în urmă - 6 min read

Can You Get Banned for Using a VPN on Fortnite?

Fortnite, as you know, was the breakout game of 2017 and it is still popular in 2022. Virtual Private Networks (VPNs), which create a private network, have also been on the rise. But, many wonder if these two are allowed to be used together. You can get banned using a VPN on Fortnite, although using one is not specifically noted as a bannable offense in the game. The main reason why banning would…

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