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Jimmy Kimmel: Most Dangerous Celebrity

Move your mouse away from that Jimmy Kimmel video link! He may appear harmless, but he just topped the most dangerous celebrity list.

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Cyberbullying Children Ultimate Guide

Cyberbullying harms children. Don't let it happen to your kid or let him or her harm others! Lots of parents already know that cyberbullying can take place on popular social media sites like Facebook or Twitter, but may not realize that every week there's a new app or virtual game where

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Russian Hackers Collect 1.2 Billion Passwords!

‚ÄčThere has been another breach! According to the New York Times, 1.2 billion usernames and passwords have been stolen by a Russian gang. Security researchers have suggested that it is now the LARGEST known collection of stolen Internet credentials. Not only were usernames and passwords stolen, but

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How to Clear Your Cache

When you roam the Internet, accessing Web pages, files, images and other downloaded content, your Web browser caches, or stores, all that on your computer. That way, those files, which are called temporary Internet files, don't have to be retrieved again each time you click the back or forward

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What is a Firewall? How to Choose one for Your PC

Even a novice baseball fan knows that you don't pitch a hardball in a softball game. Unfortunately, the rules of network and personal computer security aren't quite so well known. Exhibit A: Hardware vs. software firewalls. When properly configured, both security solutions shield users from

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Help! How do I Remove All These Toolbars?

Take a good look at your computer screen. How many toolbars are on the top? If the answer is more than three, it's time to take control and delete some of them. What is a toolbar? A toolbar is a row of small icons at the top of the screen that activate the various functions of the software. All

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Cyberbullying Rate Tripling in the U.S.

Cyberbullying Triples According to New McAfee "2014 Teens and the Screen study" Youth also exposing geo-location and personal data in growing numbers SANTA CLARA, CA - June 3, 2014 - McAfee, part of Intel Security, today released findings from the company's 2014 Teens and the Screen study:

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Fun Twists for Everyday PC Peripherals

Whether you have a new computer or an old one that you want to spruce up, ever-evolving technologies mean that there is always a new way to make your computer peripherals more interesting or useful. You don't have to be a techie to make great use of some fun and functional peripheral devices for

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