Cybersafety

Sharing: The bane of marriages and careers
People are still recklessly sharing private information over the Internet in risky situations, despite the fact that information shared online can cost them a relationship or a job, according to Kaspersky Lab.
Malaysian schoolkids getting savvier about cybersafety: Survey
A survey of schoolchildren in all states in Malaysia showed that they are gaining ‘digital resilience’ and becoming more aware of safe online practices, including what recourse they have when they become victims.
Millennials not as security-savvy as baby boomers: Survey
Tech-savvy millennials lose out to baby boomers in security behaviour and may pose the biggest security risk to themselves, according to a Norton study.
Asia’s worst Internet habits revealed!
Netizens across Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia and India all dislike people spreading false rumors on the Internet, but conversely will tolerate the trending onslaught of others’ cat pictures, according to a recent survey on the Worst Internet Habits commissioned by Telenor Group.
Users under pressure to protect both kids and parents online: Report
30% of parents feel they have no control over what their children see or do online, while many adults worry that their own, digitally-active parents and grandparents could be equally vulnerable, according to a Kaspersky Lab study.
Online harassment of schoolkids as high as 70%: Survey
Cyberbullying and online harassment experienced by schoolchildren in Malaysia is increasing, according to a survey conducted by DiGi Telecommunications Sdn Bhd and its CyberSAFE in Schools programme partners.
1 in 3 Singaporean teens have had a cyberbullying experience: McAfee
One in three Singaporean teens have had experience with cyberbullying. Of this number, 61% have witnessed cyber-bullying of others, one in three have ‘cyberbullied’ others (29%); or have been cyberbullied themselves (28%), according to a McAfee study.
Net censorship: Do the ends justify the means?
Mention the “c” word these days, and everyone gets edgy and nervous. After all, the issue of censorship is always a prickly issue, regardless which country you’re from.
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