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Fake anti-virus skyrockets in 2010

Two-fifths of all fake anti-virus was produced this year alone, according to Panda Security.
17 Nov 2010
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Fake anti-virus cold calling warning issued

One in four people have been contacted by gangs trying to flog fake IT security services, Get Safe Online says.
15 Nov 2010
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Facebook teams with CEOP for panic button

The new Facebook ClickCEOP panic button, aimed at youngsters, will lead users to online security advice.
12 Jul 2010
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Facebook enhances safety but still no 'panic button'

Facebook rolls out an ad campaign and integrates a CEOP link, but holds back from offering a 'safety button'.
13 Apr 2010
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Facebook called 'arrogant' in its approach to child safety

With complaints from users soaring, CEOP chief Jim Gamble says Facebook needs to accept it doesn't understand prevention or deterrence.
9 Apr 2010
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Many under-age kids are using social networking

One in four of of the country's pre-teen internet users have Facebook, MySpace or Bebo accounts, despite all three sites having minimum age limit of 1…
29 Mar 2010
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Today in tech: iPad delays, spies and Facebook privacy

Pressed for time but need to keep on top of tech news? Look no further than this daily roundup.
29 Mar 2010
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Facebook says no to CEOP panic button

Despite a positive meeting with Home Secretary Alan Johnson, the social network has ruled out introducing a panic button on user homepages.
19 Mar 2010
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Q&A: Simon McCalla, IT director, Nominet

We speak to the IT director of the .uk domain registry to find out how our regional domain is doing.
26 Feb 2010
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Microsoft and CEOP collaborate on child-friendly version of

Click Clever Click Safe initiative provides one-click access to information and advice on keeping children out of harm's way while online.
9 Feb 2010
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'Sex' makes list of top search terms for children

The term is the ninth most searched term for children under seven, but doesn't make the top 20 for older teens.
17 Dec 2009
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Online safety to be taught in schools

The government has launched a new strategy to ensure children can surf the web safely.
8 Dec 2009
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CEOP calls for 'help' button on social networks

As Bebo adds the CEOP report button, the child protection group calls for others to follow.
18 Nov 2009
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UK ‘money mules’ earn £2,000 in a couple of hours

But by committing a crime they are likely to be punished heavily, while serious cyber criminals get off with the proceeds, according to a report.
16 Nov 2009
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Government bins plans to block paedophiles from Facebook

Plans to block known paedophiles from social networking sites such as Facebook and MySpace have been canned by the government.
9 Nov 2009
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Network & Internet

CEOP: Parents and industry must protect kids online

The Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre has called on parents and industry to change their behaviour to keep kids safe online.
7 Sep 2009
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Kids online twice as much as parents think

UK children spend more than 40 hours a month online, but their parents think they spend half that.
18 Mar 2009
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Network & Internet

ISPs charge child abuse investigators for data

The Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre has paid over £171,000 since 2006 for IP address data.
22 Jan 2009
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Cyber criminals can make £14,500 per person

The people at the highest risk of identity theft are those who shop or bank online, says Get Safe Online report.
17 Nov 2008
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Network & Internet

Government launches internet watchdog

A new body announced today by the home secretary will try to keep children safe online.
29 Sep 2008
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Network & Internet

The big, bad world of the web is getting worse

The amount of adult or controversial content carried on the internet has exploded in recent years - and porn is still tops for content.
23 Sep 2008
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Harvey Nichols integrates for customer service

The luxury department store chain is using IT to differentiate its service in-store and target its customers more accurately to boost the amount they …
25 Jun 2008
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