Hundreds of Nude Photos Jolt Colorado High School

Westport, CT November 17, 2015 -- At least 100 high school students in Cañon City texted nude selfies to each other, according to authorities, part of a large sexting ring. George Welsh, the superintendent of the Cañon City school system, said that while children in the pictures were believed to be students at the high school, some were also eighth graders from the middle school. This incident in Cañon City has left parents outraged and has their legal officials debating whether to file … [Read more...]

iCloud vs Jailbreaking Monitoring Method

iPhone Monitoring

  When developing WebWatcher for iPhone/iPad, Awareness Technologies weighed the pros and cons of creating an iCloud monitoring solution versus a Jailbreak solution. Apple released iOS 8.3 last week, which continues to patch any ability to jailbreak the device running 8.1.3 or later. iOS 8.1.3, which was released earlier this year, officially patched up the TaiG iOS 8 jailbreak and those patches carry over to iOS 8.3. A support page on Apple’s website lists the TaiG Jailbreak Team as … [Read more...]

Facebook Can Influence College Admissions

Facebook College Admissions

 Parents Need To Be Concerned with Kids' Social Media Postings In today's "share everything I do on Facebook" world, parents need to be aware, now more than ever, of what their kids post to social media. According to a 2012 study by Kaplan, 27% of college admissions officers routinely do Google searches on applicants and 26% check Facebook - and 35% found posts and pictures that reflected poorly on those prospective students. Those are startling numbers. When Kaplan first started doing this … [Read more...]

Sexting Now Illegal in Many States

Sexting Now Illegal

Sexting: What You Need To Know Some states including CT, NY, SD, NE, FL, NJ, WV & VA, have implemented strict punishments for teens convicted of sexting. Teenagers convicted of these crimes may face extensive jail terms, criminal records, being placed on the sex offender registry and the stigma and employment problems that come with that; incredibly severe punishments for the sending or receiving of an explicit image at a young age. Teens charged with these crimes can possibly face long … [Read more...]

Cyberbullying: Is My Child the Victim or the Bully?


Many parents are shocked when they find out their child is being cyber-bullied or their child is cyberbulling another student. Every parent wants their child to feel safe and happy while growing up but that isn't always something you are directly in control of. With children going to school for most of the day and having friends to then go hang out with, it isn't always easy to tell what is going on in your child’s life and whether or not they need any help. Bullying in school or in circles … [Read more...]