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August 24, 2008    On Teaching Our Children to Recognize and
                            Steer Clear of Child Predators

Child predators are everywhere...We need to teach our children how to recognize and stay clear of these Monsters.
 
An effective way for parents to protect our greatest gifts - our children - is presented in a free 24 page guide prepared by Richard Kohler, who is considered one of the leading experts on child abduction safety and bully avoidance in the State of Connecticut.
 
After nearly losing one of his children, he wrote the "Journey Of The Steal-Proof Master",
The Official Guide To Role-Playing for parents, guardians, and child care givers.
 
Using fantasy evil warriors, children are taught ten of the most common lures used by child predators and The Power of Intuition, The Ten Evil Lures & Scenarios, Simple & Effective Physical Defenses, Safety Tips & More!
 
The free guide is available from Mr. Kohler at his website SuperChildSafety.com.
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Most of my 9 grandchildren are still young enough to learn by this games and role playing method and I'm sharing this with their parents.  If your kids, or your friends children are still targets for predators, you could share it with their parents, too.
                                                                                                   ... Richard
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August 18, 2008        Registry Repair - Why and How

  When you install a new piece of hardware or software, a new set of keys and values is created within the registry.

   Sometimes poorly coded software applications alter values within the registry that affect the way your computer works.

   An example would be a spyware application that changes or alters the behavior of other applications within your system — such as your browser.
Removing an offending application often leads to a variety of problems.

   It's a bit intimidating, and even dangerous to try to fix these problems manually.  There are many software applications available to clean and solve registry problems. To find the most popular and highest rated ones, it's a good idea to check an online source such as...(more on Registry cleaners.)


   I have my favorite, programmed to scan my registry daily and provide one more level of security. It's been very effective.
                                                                                          ... Richard
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July 25, 2008         Caught in a SPAM Loop

    Online newsletters and ezines are popular sources of information for a myriad of topics. You can literally find, and subscribe to the mailing lists for just about any topic that interests you.

 
  Some mailing lists are open to anyone who wants to join them. Joining a mailing list is called "subscribing" and leaving a list is called "unsubscribing"

   Moderator approval is often employed to keep a high quality of posts and weed out spam, but there are a few moderators or publishers who are more inclined to use their publications for spamming their subscribers.

        

   Unfortunately for us, these Spammers are clever and less than honest.

   This recent article by Dennis Gaskill is a perfect example of just how unscrupulous SPAMMING has become.   Fortunately, Dennis included suggestions for
handling this kind of nasty tricks used by SPAMMERS. (more on Spam Loops here...)
                                                                              ... Richard
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July 18. 2008     Anti-Spyware 2008 - Removal and Protection

I hope you have had an opportunity to check out the recent reports on Internetsafety at the "Firewalls and Virus Protection" web site. If not, you can find them here - Internet Security Articles and Reports

...and please take a look at the Regular Features Supplement to the
Security Alert News Reporter.

There's a ton of helpful stuff there for every family member who is old enough or daring enough to venture out into the world wide web.

It's actually loaded with dozens of practical and beneficial security ideas, tips, and guide lines - like the most recent one -

"Anti-spyware 2008" - it's a Free Special Report on Spyware Removal and Protection where you'll learn the 3 Things you need to protect yourself from viruses, Hackers, Spyware and Identity Theft.

Go to  Regular Features Supplement, find and Click On "Latest Report" to jump to Anti-spyware 2008.

Check them out - it's current stuff you can use.
                                                                     ... Richard

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June 26, 2008      Are you a potential attack target?

It's quite likely you are if your computer can open and read Adobe™ pdf files.
 
... and nearly everyone has access to the Adobe Reader on their computers
 
Spammer and Hacker attackers know that and have detected a vulnerability in both
Adobe Reader
™  and Adobe Acrobat™  that would cause the application to crash and could potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system.
 
Adobe recommends users of Acrobat 8
™ and Adobe Reader™  install the 8.1.2 Security Update 1 patch available at the Adobe Support site here
 
http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb08-15.html
 
Patches are available for Acrobat 8
™  and Adobe Reader 8™ , as well as Acrobat 7™
 
Adobe categorizes this as an critical issue and recommends affected users update
their installations.
 
It only takes a minute or two to download the free patches.
 
(Not sure you have a problem? Help for identifying virus symptoms available here
http://www.firewalls-and-virus-protection.com/virus-infection.html)

                                                                                ... Richard

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June 6, 2008              SPAM is Hell

   Spam is Hell and unscrupulous people continue to take advantage of the free nature of the internet to send shady deals, pornographic material, and virus/Trojan/worm infected emails to those of us who don't want them.

   We're forced into a never ending effort to protect our privacy and sanity by eliminating these intrusions from our Internet and email lives.

   Unfortunately for us, these Spammers are clever - Very Clever - and are becoming even more so.

   A recent article by Dennis Gaskill is a perfect example of just how sophisticated the world of SPAMMING has become.

   In his article, "Spam from Hell", Dennis included suggestions for
handling one of the nastier tricks used by SPAMMERS more here

                                                               ... Richard

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June 1, 2008    How Did You Teach Your Children To Be Safe
                              When They Were learning to Surf the Internet?


We'd love to learn how you taught your kids to be cautious and careful and avoid the threats from online scammers and pedophiles when they were learning to explore the "web".
Kids Internet Safety
As parents, grandparents and guardians, we are reminded constantly to help our children enjoy the pleasures and excitement of the Internet in safety.
       
    My own grandchildren learned how to boot up their family computers at a very early age. For the youngest of them, it was simply a matter of watching their older sisters and brothers as they chatted online with their friends, worked on their school lessons, and explored the mysteries of the cyber universe.

children Internet SafetyInformed parents recognize that the Internet provides an exciting and learning experiences for their children. Teaching online safety, and learning together is a wonderful way for any family to enjoy it.

Your experiences and successes could help a lot of other parents and us grandparents.

CLICK HERE for a real easy way to Share your Experiences and learn how other parents helped their kids to safety - free, of course
                                                Thanks for caring, and sharing....Richard
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June 1, 2008             Protecting our Kid's Safety Online

(*)I'm a proud grandparent of 9 precious grandchildren and the last thing in this world that I ever want to see is someone hurting them.
 
I'm certain that this doesn't make me any different than every other parent, grandparent or child guardian.
 
What is a bit different, however, is that I have an opportunity to help other parents and grandparents do something to help protect our young children from the most heinous  people who prey on them when they're playing on the Internet - the pedophiles and child predators hiding in the cyberworld.

I do this through my websites and blogs - usually through news alerts and product announcements. This message is a product announcement.

The product is an eBook I just prepared from information I purchased. I bought it because it seemed so complete, and thorough, that I believe it will enable all of us to help our kids more easily understand how serious, and cautious they must be when visiting the Internet.

Keep Your Children Safe Online - eBookYes, there's a price for this one, but it's only $6.95, and you can download it from the internet and start using it almost immediately.

If you order the eBook and find that it doesn't help you understand, and explain the threats that these creatures pose, then I'll return your money. (Within 60 days of your order).

It's not the money, the most important issue here is the safety of our children, as you'll see when you visit the order page.

   You can  Order "Internet Safety for Your Kids" HERE

                                                                                          Thanks for Caring,
                                                                                       Richard Rossbauer

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June 1, 2008  Checkout the eBook "How to Protect Your
                                   Privacy and Security Online"


It's loaded with Vital Security Tools and Tips to Secure Your Computers and Guard Against Internet Fraud and Identity Theft.
 
To make it easily affordable to the lesser experienced Beginners and Senior Internet Users, and to provide a greater opportunity for them to strengthen their own security defenses at a price that nearly everyone can afford -
 
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And to make it available to even more of the internet users who can really benefit from its wealth of security information, free Resale Rights are included that will give you 100 percent of the profits for each and every copy you sell.
 
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Even better, the $7.00 price includes the free bonus eBook - "PC Security", my Info Guide to Beefing Up Your Personal Computer's Safety from Malicious Threats, with dozens of easy to apply ideas and strategies to strengthen your Security Fortress.
 
It's really important that everyone be aware that Clever Internet Thieves from all around the world are using very highly sophisticated and stealthy infiltration schemes to plant trojans, worms, viruses and other malware in their computers, and could even be secretly adding any one of us to their botnets.
 
Even if you are reasonably comfortable when going online, your family members and friends may not be as experienced as you.
 
Give them the gift that can save their families and friends How to Proect Your Privacy and Security Online - eBookfrom potential hours of grief, plus potential loss of money and identity to these Internet thieves.
 
Here's the link to the Security Tips ebook, bonus PC Security ebook and  Free Resale Rights
 
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Refer your friends to your very own sales page for "How to Protect Your Privacy and Security Online"
 
Thanks for helping to make the internet a safer and more fun experience
for everyone.
 
                                                                        ... Richard
  

 

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I hope you encourage your family and friends to get this free guide - it could keep them from innocently sending infected email messages to you.
                                                                                        
                                               ...Richard

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    A breach in your personal privacy protection could easily lead to  hackers, online, and offline thieves stealing your identity.
 
Identity Theft is the fastest growing crime in America, affecting approximately 900,000 new victims each year!

More than ever, the information explosion, aided by an era of easy credit, has led to the expansion of a crime that feeds on the inability of consumers to control who has access to sensitive information and how it is safeguarded.

Can we fight back? Yes! One of the best ways is to be informed of the tricks and ploys used by Identity Theft criminals and to understand how they attack.

Forewarned is Forearmed and There's a lot to know,

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It's a five page report you can download, print and freely share with your family and friends. Download "Identity Theft Guide" by CLICKING HERE.     Save the file to your Desktop - it'll be easier to find
   


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