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Holly Zink

Holly Zink
I am interested in everything digital media and tech! Videos, photography, social media.

The Best Kid-Friendly Search Engines

The Best Kid-Friendly Search Engines

The internet is full of information that is great for kids to learn from and interact with. However, not everything online is kid appropriate. There’s violent and inappropriate content and images that children can easily view by doing a simple Google search. According to this source,1 in 10 children ages 8-11 have seen inappropriate content online. But how can parents …

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Essential TikTok Safety Tips Kids Need To Know (Infographic)

Social Media: A place for people to share themselves with the world and connect with friends, family, and those who have similar interests. To continue the social media saga is the social media app, TikTok. It continues the main purposes of all social networks, but in the form of short videos. However, just like with any other social media app, …

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How To Uncover Hidden Facebook Messages On Your Child’s Phone

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Facebook Messenger is one of the most popular messaging platforms for Facebook users. The app allows its users to easily chat with friends or family from just about any device. A recent discovery reveals that your Messenger app may have hidden Facebook messages that you are unaware of. Just like any other messaging platform, it raises major concern for parents. …

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E-Skimming: The Latest Cybersecurity Threat To Watch Out For

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With about 76% of consumers online shopping yearly, according to NPR/Marist Poll, the protection and security of e-commerce sites has never been more necessary. Recently, the FBI warned people about the online threat of e-skimming. So, what is e-skimming and how can the average consumer protect themselves from it?  What is E-Skimming? E-Skimming occurs when cyber criminals puts malicious code …

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Don’t Want Google Spying On You? Protect Your Data Using These Tools!

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Are you worried that Google is spying on your online activities and gathering your data? Well, with the recent problems pertaining to smart devices listening to you, of course you would be. In light of the growing consumer concern regarding online and data privacy, Google is rolling out some new tools for you to use. So, if you don’t want …

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Your Capital One Account May Have Been Breached!

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*Update: GitHub and Capital One are being sued as part of a class action lawsuit for failing to prevent the data breach and securing the customers’ personal information.  What Happened? On July 29th, 2019, it was announced by Capital One in a press release that someone had gained unauthorized access to Capital One customers’ personal, credit card, and bank account …

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Phone Call Espionage: ‘Operation Softcell’ Hacked Cell Phone Providers

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Cybereason, a security research firm, just announced that they’ve uncovered a call espionage scheme that has been going on for the last 7 years. The scheme, which is being called ‘Operation Softcell’, involved unknown hackers breaking into 10+ cell phone provider networks in order to steal call detail records (CDRs). So far, it seems the group has been targeting specific …

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Got A Call With No Caller ID? Find Out Who It Is!

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Your phone rings, you excitedly look to see who it is thinking it’s one of your friends. But instead, there is no caller ID. You decline the call, but your mind is racing trying to figure out who is contacting you. Is it good news or bad news? Will they leave a voicemail or call back? If you’ve ever gotten …

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Apple’s Kids Category Bans Ads and Third Party Tracking

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In Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference on Monday afternoon they announced App Store Developer Guidelines in the Kids Category.  What this means is that there are more stringent guidelines for protecting children when it comes to app developers from tracking your child’s data.   The Kids Category In Apple’s App Store Review Guideline’s Release they noted the update to the Kids …

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6 Apps & Sites To Help You Find A Reliable Babysitter

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Finding a reliable babysitter can be tough. Your parents or in-laws are usually your first choice. But if you live far away or have to go to a family wedding they aren’t always available. If you’re lucky you have someone in your neighborhood who can babysit for you. But every parent knows you need to be prepared with a list …

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