Nowadays there are a lot of unwanted and advertising sites which are not safer for children.Children are becoming the major victim of Internet crime as children of all age group make use of internet.There are many advantages of using internet , but children are aware of such type of dangers.Distribution of child pornography and porn are serious threads for children and their families.
Spam network of sites are major issue for all age groups of users.Internet users are not aware of such threads which may cause of installed malicious codes to the user’s computer and access data , password and personal information.Advertising pops may also can be harmful.
Hence there is need of software and tools to protect from such unwanted and popup sites.Internet filtering and monitoring software are used for protecting from such sites.
Pros and Cons of Internet filtering softwares:
- Children can be prevented from using porn sites.
- It helps kids to surf Internet without any assistance from parents.
- It helps from spam sites.
- It helps from popup sits.
- May be some good websites may be blocked due to some keywords.
- Alerts may be false positive.
Software used for content filtering:
1.iProtectYou Pro Web Filter 8.8
It is Internet filtering and parental control software. it enables full control over internet use.It also enables businesses to limit their employee to use of internet and programs.it is compatible with Vista and and Window 7. It is also available in network version which enables administrators of the network version get an effective solution for managing all installed copies of iProtectYou remotely from one single administrator’s computer.
Its a 14 days trial version is also available for download.
Website : http://www.softforyou.com/ip-index.html
Adblock is a content filtering plug-in for the Mozilla and Firebird browsers.Adblock allows the user to specify filters, which remove unwanted content based on the source-address.Blocking all content served from Doubleclick.Blocking the contents of an ad-directory.
It is free to use.
3. galaxySpy v1.1.1
GalaxySpy is a program that lets you take control of your Internet experience.It selectively block ads , adult content sites, market research,profiling etc.It detects and blocks adware,cookies,scripts,spyware,viruses and worms.
Website : http://shareapp.net/galaxyspy_download/
4. AdsGone Spyware Blocker and Popup Killer
Blocks unwanted popup ads. Allows the ones you want.Remove all the clutter of all the flashing banner ads. AdsGone also blocks ads and popups when using social network sites, and chat sites.You can customize which ads to block or allow, play sounds when popups and ads are blocked, check ad blocking logs, see ad blocking statistics and much more..