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Your privacy in a growing internet of me

By | January 23rd, 2018|

Fake WhatsApp app downloaded more than one million times

A fake version of the WhatsApp messenger app was downloaded more than a million times from the Google Play Store before it was removed. The app, "Update WhatsApp Messenger", appeared to have been developed by the firm behind the real program - WhatsApp Inc. According to users on web forum Reddit, the fake contained ads and could [...]

By | November 7th, 2017|

What are the best privacy settings for my computer and smartphone?

Computer Privacy Take a look at the privacy settings offered in your browser (usually found in the Tools menu) to see whether you can fine-tune them to keep the good content and block the unwanted content. When you are online, websites install cookies on your computer that can track your interests. Some cookies can be [...]

By | November 5th, 2017|

WhatsApp: a guide for parents and carers

What is WhatsApp? WhatsApp is a mobile messaging app which allows users to exchange messages using existing phone contacts without having to pay text message fees. WhatsApp Messenger is available on most mobile devices including iPhone, BlackBerry, Android, Windows Phone and Nokia. WhatsApp users can create groups and send each other unlimited images, video and [...]

By | January 29th, 2017|

The Dangers of Online Internet Banking

Online internet banking has created a convenient way for us to handle our business without leaving our home. There are inherent dangers associated with internet banking. Here are a few things to watch out for. Hacking Most banks have safeguards against hacking, but your personal computer may not have the sophisticated technology that the banks [...]

By | January 12th, 2017|

Online Risk: Myths and Facts

The internet is a wonderful resource for young people and offers unprecedented opportunities for connecting and learning. But it can also be scary. Many parents are afraid their children will be exposed to upsetting content or meet dangerous people online. What are the facts about online risk? Risk vs harm First, it’s important to know [...]

By | December 27th, 2016|

Participate for a chance to enter a raffle on an Iphone7!

TRA Bahrain is conducting a survey for the residence in Bahrain (targeting specifically parents, teachers, care-givers, academics) to evaluate demand or interest in cyber-safety products & services, in order to prepare for the effective introduction and promotion of suitable cyber safety products in the Kingdom. Rules: Over 18 years Complete the survey & fill out [...]

By | November 4th, 2016|

How much is too much?

By | September 28th, 2016|

Cyberbullying Booklet

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By | April 4th, 2016|

Do You Want to Help Make the Internet Safer?

https://www.staysafeonline.org/ncsam/resources/do-you-want-to-help-make-the-internet-safer-infographic

By | April 4th, 2016|