Encourage PC safety

Want to talk to your kids about the Internet, but not sure where to begin? With the range of nasties currently taking aim at the Web, most parents know that it’s necessary to discuss and encourage PC safety. But staying secure online, regardless of age and online experience, isn’t always easy.

In this issue, we take a look at the types of threats kids face, and what you can do to help prepare both young children and young adults for the situations they’ll encounter online. This information is especially valuable for young people who are heading back to school this season; make sure they have the knowledge and tools needed to secure their computers and to stay malware–free.

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The Places They’ll Go
How safe are your kids as they navigate the Net?

Cyber Safety 101
A 3-step plan for kids and pre–teens.

Back to School Security
10 tips every high school and college student should know.

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New Targets in Detection
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Threat Check
Find out which threats have been creating the most buzz among Ad-Aware users this past month.

Bad Behavior
There are many online nasties to choose from when it comes to behaving badly. Read about our pick for August – charitable contribution scams.


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