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WhatsApp: ¿Está seguro de que sus mensajes son privados?

Ataques de hackers a la seguridad de WhatsApp: ¿Está seguro de que sus mensajes son privados? Muchas personas consideran que WhatsApp, una de las principales aplicaciones de mensajería instantánea, es propiamente una red social. Continuando con la seguridad en las aplicaciones, profundizaremos en el tema de ataques de hackers y ...

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WhatsApp: Sind Ihre “privaten” Nachrichten tatsächlich privat?

WhatsApp-Sicherheits-Hacks: Sind Ihre “privaten” Nachrichten tatsächlich privat? WhatsApp ist einer der größten Instant-Messaging-Dienste und von vielen als ein eigenes soziales Netzwerk angesehen. Indem wir unsere Debatte hinsichtlich der Sicherheit von Apps vertiefen, setzen wir uns jetzt etwas intensiver mit einigen der größten Sicherheits-Hacks und den Fragen auseinander, die viele WhatsApp-Benutzer ...

Family Safety

Keeping Virtual Play Dates, Hang Outs, and Video Chats Safe for Everyone

Every day we discover (or stumble over) new ways of coping and connecting during this unique chapter in family life. Still, as every age group under your roof finds their favorite virtual play date and hangout apps, parents may need to add a few safety rails to make sure the ...

Family Safety

Internet Safety for Kids: A Refresher for Homebound Families

Editor’s Note: This is part II of our internet safety for kids series. Part I focuses on younger children and can be read here. Parents have always been concerned about keeping their kids safe online — especially their tweens and teens. That conversation is even more critical with parents and ...

Family Safety

Is WhatsApp Safe for Kids? Here’s What Parents Need to Know

We may be talking about the TikTok app in our public circles, but there’s another app — just as widely used — that kids are hoping parents’ won’t ask too many questions about. That’s because they can use the messaging app WhatsApp to talk privately with friends, exchange content and ...

Family Safety

Want Your Kids to Care More About Online Safety? Try These 7 Tips

The topics parents need to discuss with kids today can be tough compared to even a few years ago. The digital scams are getting more sophisticated and the social culture poses new, more inherent risks. Weekly, we have to breach very adult conversations with our kids. Significant conversations about sexting, ...

Family Safety

15 Easy, Effective Ways to Start Winning Back Your Online Privacy

Someone recently asked me what I wanted for Christmas this year, and I had to think about it for a few minutes. I certainly don’t need any more stuff. However, if I could name one gift that would make me absolutely giddy, it would be getting a chunk of my ...

Family Safety

Breaches and Bugs: How Secure are Your Family’s Favorite Apps?

Is your family feeling more vulnerable online lately? If so, you aren’t alone. The recent WhatsApp bug and social media breaches recently have app users thinking twice about security. Hackers behind the recent WhatsApp malware attack, it’s reported, could record conversations, steal private messages, grab photos and location data, and ...

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Social Underground: Kids Using Google Docs as New Digital Hangout

Over the years kids have succeeded in staying one step ahead of parents on the digital front. Remember the golden days of social? Teens owned Facebook until every parent, auntie, and grandparent on the planet showed up. So, teens migrated to Instagram, Twitter, and Snapchat hoping to carve out a ...

Family Safety

Group Chat Etiquette: 10 Tips to Help Your Family Navigate the Digital Chatter

Technology is touching and transforming nearly every area of our lives, especially our relationships. The group chat, for instance, is replacing face-to-face conversations. With that digital shift, comes unspoken etiquette, safety considerations, and a level of responsibility that can easily get lost in the chatter. Group chats are efficient and ...

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