Category: Internet Usage News

Threat Test – an online tool to assess your vulnerability to internet scams, a new online advice site, today launches its Threat Test, an online quiz designed to assess an Internet user’s vulnerability to a variety of common online scams. Developed with the help of security experts, the Threat Test assesses a person’s ability to identify different types of Internet scams and

Keep children safe on the internet with CYBERminder

A NEW device for ensuring children’s safety when accessing the Internet has been launched by Atlantic Surf Ltd. CYBERminder is a smart computer system that consists of two USB keys – a ‘Supervise’ key for parental use and a ‘Protect’ age-related key for the child. Giving parents peace-of-mind it allows

Broadband becoming the next utility

Broadband becoming the next utility as UK household take-up reaches 71%, but bundle savings are ignored – comments. Michael Phillips, product director, said: “The latest Ofcom report simply confirms what we have been saying for a while – that broadband has become indispensible to UK households, but is also

India’s JimTrade reaches review milestone

India’s largest online business directory has now crossed the milestone of more than 100,000 product reviews. Thus, the buyers can now find a large volume of product reviews at and a direct access, free of cost, to their respective manufacturers with absolutely no inter-mediators. Key Factors: • Free

A third of Brits in broadband penalty peril this Christmas

New research from reveals 32% of broadband users plan to watch more online TV this festive season, putting them at increased risk of incurring a penalty fine for excessive downloading The fear of missing a favourite TV show at Christmas is now firmly a thing of the past. With

New age of openness – UK shares more than ever before

2009 sees the emergence of the age of openness according to new research released today by first direct.  The latest research into online behaviour shows that Brits are now catching up with their American counterparts  when it comes to using the web – 79 per cent of the population are

Parents fail to monitor their children’s use of the internet

In advance of the Internet Watch Foundation’s Awareness Day (on 14th October 2009), has surveyed over 400 parents in the UK about their main concerns with children browsing the Internet. The new survey has revealed that almost a third of parents’ worry that their children will be exposed to