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Giving kids an unrestricted internet access is a scary thought for any parent. The internet is littered with websites that are unsuitable for kids, and better parental controls are needed more than ever. KIDZY enables very strong restrictions to web access, but not based on the regular content filtering mechanisms. Parents can add websites to the favorites and enable an administrative option which restricts access to just those domains. Children can then surf the websites they like, with the click of a button. Users have the choice to enable “only one-site-allowed” option which limits online browsing to just one domain.
Although it’s calming to believe people won’t access your files if given the chance, it’s probably unlikely so. We’ve looked at keeping your online shopping safe and how to stop someone from removing sensitive files, so today we’ll look at how to use Protectorion ToGo to secure every file on your flash drive. Because a flash drive is quite easy to lose, it’s important to either keep important files off of it or secure the ones you already have on it. Protectorion makes it easy to drag and drop multiple files or folders into its interface and access them with
Surfing the web to find videos or games to pass time is never a real concern for most people. When money comes into play, however, we tend to take a step back and question whether everything is working properly and setup correctly. A web site can look like the real deal only to be an imitation, or bills can be paid as they should only to find someone was tracking your keystrokes. These are things we should be worried about and not take lightly. Use Bitdefender Safepay to create a sort of sandbox for logging into web sites with sensitive
Do you hate trying to come up with secure passwords? Do you hate trying to remember them? If you’re concerned about your online security, then a password manager is a tool you should consider. There are a lot of password management choices, but not many of them come with feature set of Dashlane. Dashlane is a beautifully designed and very helpful password manager that is available on multiple devices. It’s available for Windows desktop, Mac OS X, Android and iOS devices. Today we’re going to review the OS X version of Dashlane. Setting up Dashlane Download the dmg file, mount
The adoption of two-step verification for high-profile web services and accounts is a way to protect your information from harm. Depending on the service, enabling two-step verification is the way to go. You can enable two-step verification for your Microsoft Account and give yourself the peace of mind in protecting the data stored when you log in and out. How to enable two-step verification for your Microsoft Account Head over to your Microsoft Account Portal and login. Once logged in, click on “Security Info” in the left hand menu. In order to access this area, you’ll need to let Microsoft
Are you worried about privacy and security while browsing? Check out our guide to securing Chrome, but this add on from Click and Clean could be just what you need by itself. Click and Clean is an extension for Chrome and Firefox that will protect your privacy while browsing the web. It’s highly configurable and has many easy to access shortcuts for performing cleaning tasks or to change browser settings. Although available for Firefox, we are going to look at the Chrome version and see if it’s worth installing. Installing Click and Clean for privacy in Chrome Go to the
We’ve covered SUPERAntiSpyware before at TechNorms and while we were impressed by its scope of coverage, some of the tactics used to get your attention while using it were just too much. With the latest version of SUPERAntiSpyware, the first major update to the program since 2011, we’re taking a firsthand look at the Professional version to see if the changes made make us bigger fans. For those unfamiliar with SUPERAntiSpyware, the program is an all-in-one spyware, malware, Trojan and more hunter. With its frequently updated database, it can be a useful tool in the arsenal to protect your PC
SafeIP is a freeware tool that helps protect you while your surf online by hiding your IP address. When active, SafeIP will hide your IP address from the web sites you visit, the services you use and more. Since SafeIP is free, you can protect yourself without having to pay an arm and leg to rest easy knowing your IP is protected. How to use SafeIP to hide your IP address You can download SafeIP from its web site. Once downloaded, SafeIP offers a no muss, no fuss installation process for users. When you start SafeIP, you’ll be asked to
The Onion is well known for its satirical news, so when it started posting pro-Syrian news on Twitter with broken links, nobody really knew what to think. As the news progressed to deeper troubles within Syria, we could start to tell this was not The Onion and then the Syrian Electronic Army disclosed they were the ones behind the hack and latest Twitter and Facebook updates. Gaining access back, The Onion decided this would be a good way to pump a few articles out about the Syrian Electronic Army and the problems with Twitter’s security. Syrian Electronic Army trying out
There’s a lot of ways we can secure our PCs. We use programs, web apps and our own common sense to keep safe from threats. However, there always seems to be one area we forget to protect and secure. USB removable devices are often that area for most computer users. We switch in and out devices at will now, and we don’t always know what’s on them when we do so. Ratool is a powerful, little tool that helps secure your removable USB devices. How to use Ratool to control removable devices After downloading Ratool from its web site, you
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