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Protecting your kids online

Between browsing and gaming at home, in-school, and on-the-go, there’s a lot kids can encounter. Parental controls allow parents to monitor usage, set limits, and even keep tabs on kids’ whereabouts.​

Why parental controls matter

66%

of parents with students from K-12 are concerned that their kids are getting too much screen time post-pandemic.

59%

of children take some action to hide what they’re up to online​

47%

of children report they regularly or sometimes have private conversations without knowing a person’s real identity​

Muttii parental controls

Our online protection plans for families offer additional controls and monitoring to help your kids build healthy digital habits.

How you’re protected with parental controls

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Limit content

Limit what kids can see online and block inappropriate content. ​

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Manage screen time

Manage screen time on their devices, even while you’re away.

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Location based alerts

See your child on a map and receive alerts based on your child arriving or leaving a location.

FAQs

These answers might help.

What is Identity Theft ?

Identity theft refers to the unauthorised use of an individual’s personally identifiable information (PII), such as name, national ID, bank information, and other sensitive information that can compromise a person’s privacy, security, and financial assets.

How do I protect myself from identity theft ?

You can protect yourself against identity theft by securing your personal information — online and offline. Make sure to engage in best practices such as using strong passwords, protecting your devices with updated security software, monitoring your bank transactions, securing your personal documents, and minimizing the amount of information you share online. ​

For proactive protection, McAfee® can actively monitor your sensitive information and give step-by-step guidance when you need it the most.

When should I do if I'm a victim of identity theft ?

Begin by analysing the situation and reviewing the compromised information. Then, notify the relevant authorities, such as your bank, coverage agency, a local police station, or a national cybercrime complaint centre. While the relevant authorities are helping you with the case, check and secure your financial accounts, devices, and proof of identity. ​

How many differeWhat is the most common form of identity theft ?nt VPN server locations do you offer ?

The most common form of identity theft is financial identity theft, which refers to any type of theft when someone uses another individual’s information for financial gain. Some examples are New Account Fraud, Account Takeover Fraud, Business Identity Theft, and Tax-Related Identity Theft.

What's included in parental control ?

Parental controls provides you with the ability to supervise and keep your kids safer online. When you sign up for a family plan, you’ll receive easy instructions to get set up with the parental controls app.

     
  • See what your kids are up to: View your kid’s device activity and location at a glance from your phone or desktop.
  • Set rules and time limits: Start off with age-based rules for apps and websites that you can customize based on your kid’s needs.
  • Know where your kids are: Locate them on a live map and receive automated notifications when they enter or leave familiar places like a school or the library.
  • Family requests: Collaborate with your kids by allowing them to request extra app time or access blocked apps or websites.