An international strike force has seized 706 counterfeit-peddling sites in the fourth annual Cyber Monday crackdown, dubbed Project Cyber Monday IV. Meanwhile, authorities are seizing goods such as cheesy sneakers and are targeting $175,000 held in PayPal accounts by the sites.
At this time of year, as we search for Cyber Monday bargains and prepare for Christmas, it is rather tempting to enjoy the comfort of shopping from our own homes and not have to battle the seasonal queues. But shopping on the web is not always a perfect experience as many consumers discover to their cost.
Yesterday was World Mental Health Day. It coincided with the year anniversary of Amanda Todd's death, who committed suicide after sustained online bullying. So, with this in mind, we ask what can be done to help educate the next generation of cyber citizens how to stay safe online?
Most of us use online banking. But are you making sure you're doing it as safely as possible? Check to make sure you're doing all of these 8 things!
In response to an increased number of sexual blackmailers harassing and terrorising young girls online, the FBI has published tips to help young people better protect themselves. We also added a few more for good measure.