Now is the right time to make yourself aware of the ways that you’ll need to protect your new device and the information you store on it.
Just remember—if it connects to the Internet, it is vulnerable.
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If the user doesn’t pay the cybercriminal a certain amount of money within a certain frame of time, their data will be lost forever. No matter if studying at home or abroad it’s a time to experience life changing moments navigating new waters filled with hectic college schedules. But just because everybody else is connecting to the Internet via free public Wi-Fi doesn’t mean you should, too.
If you allow your children to spend considerable time surfing the web, it’s important to know what they face so you may deal with them accordingly.
But what are some of the most common online threats to children that you should know about?
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Digital disasters are a bit harder to imagine, and that’s because they’re not apparent among the tangible analog affected by similar disasters.
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