Highlights of the latest news,
laws, products and potential risks,
research, predatory methods and more
Here you'll find highlights of the latest articles on Internet safety worth reading——laws, products (and potential risks), research, predatory methods, and so on—along with my take on what's important in these stories.
If you see something in the news you think I should know about, send it to AskLinda@look-both-ways.com . (Don’t forget to send a link to the source article.)
This short article by Dennis O'Reilly on CNet is an excellent tutorial that does exactly what it claims – teaches you how to check your IE or Firefox browser settings to ensure you’re as safe as possible while surfing. The article includes illustrations
March 7, 2008 Blog Threats on Facebook dismissed by judge Media Summary A Canadian judge acquitted a man who had posted blog comments on his Facebook site about bombing a Children’s Aid Society, saying that information on the site is part of a fantasy
Summary Placing scam phone calls or sending text messages to family members that claim a loved one has been ‘kidnapped’ has become a booming business in Mexico where kidnappings have rattled the country for years. One estimate indicates that over $20