Calling it a “hacking scandal,” NPR reported that less than a week after receiving their iPads in the Los Angeles Unified School District’s $30 million iPad program, more than 200 high school students had already figured out how to bypass the filtering software installed on them. A scandal, maybe, for educators who just want to […]
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Today (October 1) marks the start of the US’s National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. It’s an increasingly important kind of awareness for everybody to have, because, in this very social media environment, security – of our data, identity and property – is just as “crowd-sourced” as media is now. And we all know that kids are […]
You know what phishing is, right? Tricking Net users into clicking on bad links and sharing sensitive info like passwords and credit card numbers by pretending to be someone the users trust (a friend, their bank, etc.). Well, Microsoft says the number of phishing attacks in social network sites increased 1,200% last year, eWeekEurope.co.uk reports. […]
If you see that message when trying to find a hot spot at the airport, it isn’t wi-fi, and it could jeopardize your laptop security.