Avec les médias sociaux, il est facile de discuter avec les amis et la famille, de retrouver d'anciennes connaissances et même de faire de nouvelles rencontres !
Online courses have become more popular in recent years. Thanks to the growth of the high-speed Web and streaming technologies, among other advancements, nearly half of college students now take at least one course online. That figure has doubled in the past five years, according to Campus Technology.
Every few months, it seems that new reports emerge outlining the latest virus or other hacking strategy that has the potential to affect Internet users across the globe. In fact, these have become so common there's a worry that individuals are becoming desensitized. For instance, take the recent Heartbleed bug. While many people are sure to have changed their passwords in the wake of the situation, chances are good that others decided not to, thinking that if they didn't see any evidence of identity theft on their bank statements, they didn't have to worry about anything.
Parents still rule the roost, there's no question about it. It's mom and dad who decide bedtimes, pick out what's for dinner, set curfews and so on. However, at this point, especially because we live in such a connected, digital age, there's not a lot they can do to stop kids from going online.
In a landmark decision, Canada's highest court ruled that police must obtain a warrant to uncover citizens' anonymous activities on the Internet. The ruling bars Internet Service Providers from unveiling personal customer information to cops making a verbal request for such data. CBC News reported that the information is provided regularly now and has been throughout the recent past.
Even a few years ago, the average picture of a bully was someone who stole a little kid's lunch money or hurled taunts on the playground. That's certainly not the case anymore. If anything, it's easier for children to make fun of each other now - they can hide behind the anonymity of the Internet.
New apps for your mobile phone are making it easier to cash a check but is it safer than going to the bank to get your money? New guidelines established by the Canadian Payments Association allow Canadians to take a picture of their check via mobile phone and then send that off to the bank.
No matter what you do online, chances are good that you've got a number of accounts that require passwords. First and foremost, simply going on the Internet might mean typing in a pass code to tap into Wi-Fi, or perhaps you need login information immediately upon turning on your computer. That doesn't even take into account email, social media, billing, banking, entertainment and many other passwords.
Le vol d'identité sur le Web est devenu un des grands dangers qui guettent les internautes et il est important de bien se protéger en ne divulguant pas certaines informations personnelles comme sa date de naissance, son numéro d'assurance sociale, son numéro de carte de crédit, son adresse et le nom de jeune fille de sa mère. Ce sont des informations qui peuvent alimenter très certainement la probabilité d'être victime d'un vol d'identité.
In this day and age, there shouldn't be that many complaints coming from people who can't get access to the Internet. In 2011, the United Nations declared that being denied a connection is akin to a human rights violation. The Internet was recognized as a vital element of life for individuals around the world.