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How can cyberbullying affect me?

By |May 7, 2021|

By Shannon Fitzgibbon What is cyberbullying? With technology and social media becoming more accessible than ever in modern society, anyone can be a victim of cyberbullying. Cyberbullying, as defined by PACER National Bullying Prevention Center, is “the use of technology to repeatedly and intentionally harass, hurt, embarrass, humiliate, or intimidate [...]

What is online blackmail and what can I do to prevent it from happening?

By |March 30, 2021|

By Shannon Fitzgibbon Online blackmail is the term that defines the threatening of someone over the internet to leak information to either the public or friends and family unless that individual complies with the demands of the blackmailer. Online blackmail can happen to anyone with access to the internet, including [...]

How To Prevent Hacking by Spotting Fake Emails

By |February 8, 2021|

According to the 2020 Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR), the two most frequently used methods for hacking a company and stealing their information over the past year were phishing and use of stolen credentials (think user IDs and passwords). Both methods actually go hand-in-hand. A hacker, utilizing social engineering [...]

Just Because You Can, Doesn’t Mean You Should: Think Before You Post

By |January 26, 2021|

What do families talk about when someone begins the process of learning to drive? Well, they probably talk about safety; it’s important to know the rules of the road, and to remember how serious it is to be operating this new machinery. Not to mention, just because you can take the car [...]

Congratulations to our Winter 2020 Raffle Winner!

By |December 3, 2020|

Congratulations to Tom P. (ticket number W179)! Thank you all for supporting Savvy Cyber Kids! Our mission is to enable youth, families and school communities to be empowered by technology, recognizes that children are “Digital Naives” who, without intervention, completely lack understanding of the implications of their digital actions. Savvy [...]

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