Monthly Archives: November 2010

ACMA: 30,000 Australian PCs infected every day

The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has reported that 30,000 Australian PCs are infected by malware everyday. You can read the full story at http://www.itnews.com.au/News/239580,acma-30000-australian-pcs-infected-every-day.aspx Often these computers are compromised by “botnet” software and are then used by criminal … Continue reading

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Cyberbullying

Definitions of Cyberbullying Cyberbullying is the use of social media, e-mail, instant messaging, chat rooms, mobile phones, or other forms of information technology to deliberately harass, threaten, or intimidate someone. The problem is compounded by the fact that a bully can … Continue reading

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Protecting your 18+ ‘children’…

Social Media Sobriety Test There is a new application which aims to protect users from embarrassing social media posts that could hurt their friends, family, partner and possibly worst of all their digital reputation putting future job applications, future relationships, apartment … Continue reading

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Call of Duty: Black Ops

The latest release in the popular ‘COD’ games series has broken all games records since its release on 9 November 2010. Call of Duty: Black Ops raked in over $US360 million in the first 24 hours and will continue to … Continue reading

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Is Social Media a Fad?

If you thought or hoped that Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, were a passing phase…

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Don’t trash your digital reputation!

This editorial appeared in last Sunday’s Age – a good reminder of our duty as parents and educators to teach our children about their digitial footprint. The social scene with no protocols and few manners November 14, 2010 EVERY village … Continue reading

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How to subscribe to get the latest news!

icybersafe.com will regularly update the Home page with articles and the latest news on CyberSafety to support Parents. To Subscribe – simply add your email address in the box on the right hand side of the Home page under Michael Carr-Gregg’s … Continue reading

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The Official Launch of iCyberSafe.com

Mr Roderick D Fraser Principal Ivanhoe Grammar School Welcome to the Ivanhoe Grammar School Cyber Safety site. This website is a fine resource for parents and I express my sincere thanks to Dr Michael Carr-Gregg for his willingness to scrutinize … Continue reading

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