BLOGS to help you Navigate the Internet

Our blog shares stories to keep you informed of the serious threats to your security which, are an unfortunate reality of the Internet today.  This page will keep you informed of the latest risks and effective solutions. We will also share tips for managing your EarthLink service and overall cool new technology solutions.

Four Ways to Protect Your Privacy

Changes in privacy regulation often get attention in the mass media, but not clarity. Although the headlines are designed to illicit a wide range of emotional responses, the details about the actual…

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Internet scams: What they are and how to avoid them

As your internet service provider, EarthLink is committed to keeping you informed of security events to protect your digital life.  Below our partner Symantec shares information for how to spot…

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Cyberbullying: What Kids Experience & What Adults Need To Know About It

    By Ben Halpert, Founder Savvy Cyber Kids, an EarthLink partner   As a parent, watching your child struggle is extremely difficult. You want to intervene and make things better.…

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Social Media & Your Data

By Ben Halpert, Founder Savvy Cyber Kids, an EarthLink partner   SOCIAL MEDIA AND WHAT THEY SHARE ABOUT YOU While many of us appreciate the idea of privacy, and may even actively try to preserve…

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It’s Time to Teach Your Teen Grandchild How to Navigate Their Independent Life

By Ben Halpert, Founder Savvy Cyber Kids, an EarthLink partner   When your grandchild was younger, staying safe was someone else’s responsibility. Parents, grandparents, caregivers and other…

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Mobile security threats to your iPhone and Android devices

As your internet service provider, EarthLink is committed to keeping you informed of security events to protect your digital life.  Below our partner Symantec shares information for how to protect…

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Ride-Sharing: Stay Safe While Waiting For Your Ride

By Ben Halpert, Founder Savvy Cyber Kids, an EarthLink partner   Ridesharing services are now commonplace. Everywhere you go, you will see people looking into their phones and watching the road…

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What is scareware? And how to spot online scareware scams

As your internet service provider, EarthLink is committed to keeping you informed of security events to protect your digital life.  Below our partner Symantec shares information for how to spot…

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

By Ben Halpert, Founder Savvy Cyber Kids, an EarthLink partner 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…

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