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Townsville expert gives tips to protect kids from online bullies

TOWNSVILLE parents are being urged to log on to social media to empower them to better prepare their children against the threat of cyber bulling.

St Patrick’s College counsellor Courtney Rogers said it was vital that parents familiarise themselves with the social media channels their children are using.

“The internet is a whole new strange world and it’s constantly developing and evolving so quickly that parents have difficulty keeping up,” she said.

“It can also be an area where parents don’t have as much control as the do in other areas of their young peoples lives because it’s something that can be kept secret and private.

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The Internet of Things gives hackers an attack path

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The Internet of Things gives hackers an attack path

Web-connected gizmos played a major role in Friday’s attack that took down retailer, social media and other websites.
(Bloomberg)—Are you looking forward to the day when your sleeping baby’s diaper tells you it’s wet before the wetness wakes your baby?

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Football Team Gives Cheerleader With Cancer A Colorful Surprise

When the Friday night lights go on for high school football games, fans and athletes alike don their school colors to show support for their team.

But during last week’s game for a high school in Palo Cedro, California, another color was on everyone’s mind: orange.

As the Foothill High School football team poured onto the field before last Friday’s game, each player placed a single orange rose at the feet of cheerleader Ashley Adamietz, a high school senior who was diagnosed with chronic myeloid leukemia just last month, according to CNN.

At the end of the game’s opening ceremony, the cheerleader had Read More

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Privacy breach at Athens clinic gives pause to local providers

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Privacy breach at Athens clinic gives pause to local providers

Local health care providers said they have taken note of a data breach at a clinic in Athens that exposed the private information and medical history of some 200,000 current and former patients.
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Cyber-security expert gives advice to students

1457884066-2504Your ads will be inserted here byEasy Plugin for AdSense.Please go to the plugin admin page toPaste your ad code OR Suppress this ad slot. “Technology and the internet is a safe, productive, fun environment.” It’s not what you’d expect to come out of the mouth of a cyber-security expert, especially not one who as […] View full post on AmIHackerProof.com | Can You Be Hacked?

11 Types of Hugs a Woman Gives and What They Really Mean

Can you decipher what a woman feels about you by the way she hugs you? Well, here are 11 types of hugs women commonly use, and what that hug really means. Hugging is a common greeting and expression of warmth, and a meaningful sign showing you care about a person. Read More….

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Expansion of child abuse investigation center gives hope to young victims

The sunny entranceway to the unobtrusive building on Kozloski Road in Freehold belies its terrible secrets.

Every year, more than 400 children from Monmouth County walk through those doors to report to authorities that they are victims of child abuse.

Now, with the expansion of that building, which is Child Advocacy Center of the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office, investigators hope to make it easier for those going through horrific experiences.

“When the families leave here, my hope is all the resources are in place to address the needs of the children,” said Martin Krupnick, chairman of the Friends of the Monmouth County Child Advocacy Center.

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New Android lockscreen hack gives attackers full access to locked devices

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Software bugs that allow attackers to bypass smartphone lockscreens are common enough for both Android and iOS devices, but like…

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Homeland Security Gives Cyber Crimes Center a Major Upgrade

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It’s not quite “CSI: Cyber,” but the the United States has its own cyber crimes task force, and its headquarters is getting a major upgrade. The ICE Cyber Crimes Center in Fairfax, Virginia, is getting a 5,000 square-foot forensic laboratory, more space for conducting cyber operations, and “an evidence vault,” the Department of Homeland Security announced on Wednesday. Also, conference rooms! The U.S. government’s ability to protect itself from hackers has come under fire recently after 21.5 million Americans had their personal information stolen from the Office of Personnel Management. This new center is meant to help the Department of Homeland Security defend against hackers who traffic in stolen information, credit cards, child pornography, fake documents and illegal drugs. The Cyber Crimes Center (known within the DHS as “C3″) claimed the take-down of the Silk Road, an illegal online marketplace, as one of its biggest victories. “The men and women of Homeland Security Investigations perform critical work in combating criminals that use the computer as their weapon, perpetrating crimes ranging from child exploitation to the theft of intellectual property,” Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas said in a statement. “The development of this expanded Cyber Crimes Center provides this […]

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Berko: Bank gives America a bad name

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Dear Mr. Berko: About five years ago, you recommended Bank of America when it was trading between $6 and $8 a share. I came very close to buying 200 shares for my individual retirement account but chickened out because I was concerned it would declare bankruptcy. I am thinking of buying 150 shares today and would like your opinion. — M.C., Oklahoma City Dear M.C.: Don’t buy it! I have never, ever recommended Bank of America (BAC-$16.12) stock. That’s because I don’t trust its legal representation, its business model, its accounting or its management. And I certainly don’t trust the 15 people with sinecures on BAC’s vaporous board of directors, each of whom receives a $25,000 monthly check from BAC, lavish per diem pay and a generous bounty from numerous other corporate boards. I did recommend Bank of America’s 7.25 percent noncumulative perpetual convertible preferred stock (BAC.PRL-$1,173) on several occasions in 2009 and 2010, when it traded between the high $600s and the low $700s. I recommended this convertible preferred because I believed that BAC was too big to fail, I thought management was too connected to go to prison and the current yield was in excess of 10 percent. […]

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