FBI launches Child ID iOS app

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The FBI has launched its first official iOS based app entitled “FBI Child ID”, allowing users to enter their missing child's details/photos quickly and allowing police to receive the information fast.

Gmail becomes safer

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Google has decided to step up the safety of Gmail by adding some small new features available to every user. The footer of your session will now contain information such as your last log...

Facebook to beef up safety

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Facebook will step up the policing of pornography, harassment, and inappropriate behavior on its social networking site, settling a consumer fraud investigation by New York State Attorney General (AG) Andrew Cuomo. Facebook users can...

Blind People Say Quiet Hybrid Cars Pose Safety Risk

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Gas-electric hybrid vehicles, the status symbol for the environmentally conscientious, are coming under attack from a constituency that doesn't drive: the blind. Because hybrids make virtually no noise at slower speeds when they run solely...

Mobile Safety Feature Protects Pedestrians

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Japanese OKI Electric Industry Company Limited is testing its Dedicated Short Range Communications technology which rapidly exchanges location information about vehicles with mobile phones, assuming both are equipped with the technology. The OKI test is...

Web safety warning for children

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More than half of children in the UK using the internet have had an "unwanted experience", a poll suggests. The NSPCC found 50.4% of 2,053 children had experienced problems such as bullying, being threatened...

Windows Live OneCare Family Safety Beta

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After recently announcing that the Windows Live OneCare Beta, Microsoft's all-in-one PC security & maintenance software package, would soon be extended to non-US countries, Microsoft has just announced that a new Beta is about to...

Windows Live Safety Center

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Following on from the Windows Live One Care beta and Windows Live announcements today Microsoft has also released Windows Live Security Center into beta. The Security Center is an online web application that...

Cisco announces system for safety agencies' radios

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Data network company Cisco Systems Inc. on Monday announced a system that links police, fire and rescue departments' radio networks that now cannot communicate with one another. Hospitals, transportation companies and other businesses...

Chatroom provider fails safety test

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One of the world's largest chat service providers is not applying UK Government guidelines on how to protect children online. The voluntary code, drawn up by government, law enforcers, industry leaders and children's charities...

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