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Safer Internet Day 2021

Today is Safer Internet Day — a time to reflect on the ever-changing risks we face when using the internet, and how we can take smart steps to stay protected online.

While there are certain dangers associated with the internet and social media, there are also plenty of ways to reduce your child’s risk and make the platform a safer place for them. Here are a few practical tips for parents from the Acronis Security Team.

https://www.acronis.com/en-us/cyber-protection/Facebook promises to protect privacy - again

Did you hear the one about the company that notoriously abused its customers’ private data for years, then suddenly started claiming that it’s all about privacy? It’s no joke, and far from a laughing matter for consumer privacy advocates.

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg recently announced that his company would begin encrypting private messages on its soon-to-be-consolidated three messaging platforms: Messenger, Instagram, and WhatsApp. Zuckerberg went further, positioning the move as symbolic of Facebook’s new commitment to protecting user privacy.

If you’ve been following the news for the past year, you can be forgiven for rolling your eyes.