Educate yourself and your kids
about the risks
Revealing more information than is safe
Many kids share their passwords, or volunteer
information that identifies them or makes them easy
to find. This may leave them vulnerable to hate
attacks, identity theft, fraud, and other criminal abuse.
Acting carelessly online without
realizing the consequences
Sharing files with strangers or carelessly downloading
ringtones, music, or games can lead to trouble.
Some share files that look like music or videos, but
are actually pornography or contain viruses or
software that can leave a computer open to attack.
Web cams and phone cameras can also encourage
More Helpful Info
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