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The Pokemon Go Craze

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Have you joined the Pokemon Craze? Have you seen a lot of people holding a phone with their head down (assumingly glued to the screen) and wandering around the streets, on roads, in a gym or even in a church? If yes, are you at least a little curious about it? What is going on? The […]

Cyber Safety

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The importance of educating our youth  Young people now have access to virtually a limitless world within the internet and they, including their parents, should know and understand the possible risks that come with such a freedom. The internet is not broken down into age appropriate areas and without supervision or guidance from adults, young […]

Watch Out For Cryptowall 4.0 – New Ransomware Released

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Watch our for the new ransomware – CryptoWall 4.0 Ransomware is continuing to be a problem and with each new ‘version’ released on the internet, the more vicious it becomes. Like the previous version, CryptoWall 3.0, CryptoWall 4.0  is delivered through email and websites that have been compromised. CryptoWall 4.0, although very similar to its predecessor, […]

Ransomware new offspring Cryptowall 3.0 – Have a Backup policy for your data or Beware!!!

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CryptoWall is back with an improved version number 3.0 implemented to cause more havoc. CryptoWall 3.0 was discovered in January 2015 by Heimdal Security firm. The ransomware basically has the same capabilities as CryptoLocker and the previous version of CryptoWall but with improved capabilities to hide from being detected and increase anonymity by using the […]

Thread App by the Carly Ryan Foundation

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The Carly Ryan foundation has released an application for iPhones called Thread, which will be released for Android devices in March 2015. If you have a child or teenager we highly recommend this app be downloaded on their phones. But this app is for everyone. So what does this app do, and why should you […]

Online accounts Password Security – Forerunner’s Safety Tips!

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How secure are your online account passwords?  We have compiled a list of facts, commonly used passwords and how you can protect your account passwords better. Password Facts 10 Online accounts are managed by the average user.33% Of users have their online account password saved in a file.10% Of users have a single password for […]

If you or anyone you know is being Cyber-Bullied …

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Say NO to Cyberbullying  Have you heard about Cyberbullying? Cyberbullying is using information technology to repeatedly harm or harass other people in a deliberate manner. Cyberbullying nowadays occurs more frequently among the  Internet users around the world, especially among teenage users. With the expanding use of cyber technologies, cyberbullying could be perpetrated through various forms or methods, involving […]

Internet Safety – Top Tips to share with your family

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The Internet is an amazing resource, but sometimes this could also be hazardous to us. Here are some tips on how to minimize the risk when surfing the Internet. The Carly Ryan Foundation is a non profit charity created to promote Internet safety. We support families and the community through education, counselling, engagement, promotion and political advocacy. […]