A Parent’s Guide To Smartphones

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Like driving a car, using a smartphone responsibly requires a great deal of caution. Unlike driving a car, however, there is no age restriction on using a smartphone. The average age of children getting their first smartphone today is around 10 years old. Although there’s less physical risk for a 10-year-old using a smartphone than … Continued

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What is Ransomware And How to Prevent It

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You’ve probably heard the term “malware” or “virus,” but have you heard of the term ransomware? Just as the name suggests, ransomware is a type of malicious software that “captures” the data on your PC or phone and holds it for ransom. It’s a particularly nasty type of malware that requires the help of a … Continued

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What Are The Different Types of Malware?

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Malware, coined from the phrase “malicious software”, is a term used to describe what we generally called “viruses” in the early days of the internet. Unfortunately, the proliferation of computers and smartphones into our daily lives also lead to the rise of variety in malicious software. As the pool of victims for cybercriminals grows, so … Continued

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