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Zoom has become one of the most essential virtual conferencing tools to maintain social distancing and is used by millions of users daily for remote work and online learning. Before you host a Zoom meeting, take some simple steps to prevent security mishaps. 

Risks associated with Zoom

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Imagine going through your Facebook feed and then suddenly seeing your photo and your name on the “People you may know” list. You know you don’t have another Facebook account and you click on your second profile. 

 

You’re shocked by what you see. Photos from your original account are posted. Your friends are on the list and they’ve been commenting on the photos. And the person who’s impersonating you has been responding to the comments as though it was you! 

 

Why would someone create a fake social media account? 

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Instagram is very popular in Brunei for online sellers to showcase their products for sale. It is also very convenient for the sellers as it cuts costs on renting a space and instead have their customers purchase their products by commenting “book” or “booksis”.  

 

The word “sis” is short for “sister” and it is usually used by ladies when they want to book with the intent to purchase the product.  

 

How is shopping on Instagram done in Brunei?  

 

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When people hear the word addiction, it’s usually associated with drugs, alcohol and gambling. People who suffer from these addictions can see a specialist to help them overcome it. But now in an era defined by techno-gadgets, a new type of addiction has emerged. It’s called Internet addiction or online addiction. However, there is still a debate whether Internet Addiction should be officially recognized as a psychiatric condition. 

 

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A lot of pre-teens and teenagers spend most of their time communicating with friends online. With that, parents are not able to entirely monitor their children’s online activities. 

 

One of the worst things that could happen is if a young teen gets into an online relationship with a complete stranger. To avoid this as much as possible, parents can: 

 

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The social nature of the internet connects people who know each other and offers a way for people to make new friends. But not all these people have good intentions, and the dangers of unwanted contact are on the rise. 

 

What is unwanted contact? 

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