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Privacy Defended: Protecting Yourself Online by Chris Weber, William Chan, Gary Bahadur

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Threats to Children

As we have already discussed, the dangers that children face in their online activities are much the same as what you face. Both legal and illegal threats can compromise their personal information and even cause their computers to be hacked. The security software and measures needed to protect computer and home networks should be applied to any computer that your children use. The problem you face in protecting children is how they use technologies such as chat and e-mail, as well as why they are targets of attack. The technologies that are available to children have opened them up to new threats that they have never been faced with in the past.

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Kids face e-mail threats through viruses, worms, Trojan horses, and spam ...

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