Internet Security

Posted by admin on  February 21, 2017

Category: Parents
Internet Security The age of cyber predators has arrived and there sits your child fully enthralled in playing that educational game. The child has not a worry in the world but lurking behind the scenes a predator could be monitoring your child. Not only is the child at risk but so is your computer and everything you have stored on it. In one click you could open the door wide open to hackers and viruses. How do you keep your both your child and your computer safe… internet security. Tip #1: Never leave your child unattended while they are on the internet. If they are old enough to peruse their games and favorite sites without your assistance then you should at least be in the same room or check on them often. Kids love to explore and exploring the internet could lead to danger. Tip #2: Utilize anti-virus software on your computer. Sites such as AVG, McAfee, Norton, and AVAST all offer free or free to try software for protection. It is also good to keep a malware program on your computer such as Malware Bytes or Ad-Aware. Set up the software to run on a schedule that will protect your needs. Tip #3: Most sites deposit “cookies” which are defined by Webopedia as, “A message given to a Web browser by a Web server. The browser stores the message in a text file. The message is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page