Online Safety NewsLetter January 2017

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ScreenRetriever Online Safety Newsletter

January 2017

Today’s digital world has made parenting more challenging.  Staying on top of your child’s digital world is a necessary part of parenting today.  We will help you stay informed about the current issues when kids go online.  The more you know, the safer your child will be when they venture into cyberspace!

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Don’t Fall for Phishing Scams or Get Hacked

by Victoria Kempf, ScreenRetriever, Jan. 2017

Hacking and phishing scams are in the news daily.  What can you do to help prevent this unwanted invasion of your privacy?  Have you tried two-step verification and using strong passwords?
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One in three children send naked selfies online because parents let them roam free on the internet

by John Bingham, Jan. 2017

“Children are being bullied, lured into sharing sexually pictures and  groomed by abusers online because parents have left them to “roam free” on the internet, the Government’s young people’s tsar has warned. crime.   Learn more

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“ALMOST nine in ten kids have access to the internet – with almost half of kids using Snapchat by the age of 12.”  Read More