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Phishing: You Know What It Is But Will You Know When It Happens To You?

By | July 8, 2019|

No doubt, by now you have heard of phishing, the fraudulent practice of using emails, DMs or texts that end up taking you to a copycat websites pretending to be from a reputable company in order to get you to reveal personal information, such as account numbers, Social Security numbers, [...]

Georgia Considers Bill on Preventing Cyber Bullying

By | June 12, 2019|

On March 26, Ben Halpert, Savvy Cyber Kids’ founder, gave testimony before Georgia Legislature’s House committee in support of HR 553, which would create a House study committee on cyber-bullying. Ben told state representatives, “Those wishing to cause our children harm now have more effective ways of doing so. The [...]

Sexting Teens

By | May 18, 2019|

Digital Parents, did you know that sexting, sending a sexually explicit message electronically, via a text, an email or through an app with words, emojis, photos and/or video—is on the rise, especially among teens? According To The Journal Of The American Medical Association 1 In 4 Teens Are Sexting. Experts [...]

Don’t Be Caught With Your Pants Down! Use A Webcam Cover

By | April 14, 2019|

As a digital parent, I bet you sometimes wonder if your kids are really listening to all the concerns you have about their online behaviors and habits. Well, parenting isn’t always linear. My 14-year-old daughter recently was on BuzzFeed and watched a video called: I Hacked Peoples’ webcams. The intent [...]

Savvy Cyber Kids travels to Massachusetts to present to Seventh Graders about Staying Safe Online

By | April 7, 2019|

Ben recently travelled to Massachusetts and presented to more than 1,000 seventh graders at middle schools in the Haverhill school district. His presentations were underwritten by HTM Credit Union. Read about what Ben Halpert wants teenagers to know what is really happening with the technology they use in their daily [...]

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