Fall 2011 - Security News and Advice

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What are Your Online Images Telling the Bad Guys?What are Your Online Images Telling the Bad Guys?

You might be surprised to learn that many photos and videos include location information, and once you post them online, it's easy for anyone to find out where you are. This is due to technology called geotagging, which embeds the longitude and latitude right in the image file.

Learn more about this technology, and how to use it safely.


Also in this issue:

How to Identify and Avoid One of the Internet's Biggest Threats–Fake Antivirus Software

How to Identify and Avoid One of the Internet’s Biggest Threats–Fake Antivirus Software Fake antivirus software, or "scareware" is one of the most insidious threats on the Internet today and the cyberscammers are making millions.

Learn how to spot this scam as well as what you should do if you become a victim.

Protecting Children from Peer-to-Peer Networks

Protecting Children from Peer-to-Peer NetworksKids love to use peer-to-peer (P2P) networks to download free music, movies and videos, but they could be sharing more than they bargained for. Learn about the risks of P2P file-sharing and what you can do to teach them about safe downloading.

Read more about peer-to-peer networks.



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