Family Cyber Alert

Family Cyber Alert

Download Editors' Rating:
3.5
Very good
Average User Rating:
3.4
out of 102 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    5.05
  • Total Downloads:
    335,547
  • Date Added:
    January 14, 2014
  • File Size:
    3.42MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    29
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows 98/Me/NT/2000/XP/2003/Vista/7/8

Editors' Review

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Parents can turn to Family Cyber Alert for the truth about what their kids do on the computer, online, and in chat. InfoWorks Technology's software monitors and records keystrokes, mouse clicks, and browser activity. It takes screenshots, records chats, and logs programs and files accessed. Family Cyber Alert also notifies you when forbidden activity is detected. Password protection and hidden mode help parents stay a step ahead of tech-savvy youngsters, too. Family Cyber Alert is free to try for 7 days.

Pros

Passwords and hot keys: Setup begins by changing the too-easy default password. Hot key combos hide the running program from view and recall the log-in screen, so you can access log files and recordings or change settings: Don't forget them!

Real-Time Watch: Enter keywords and auto-email settings, exclude trusted users (like yourself) in the User Filter, and configure the App Watch, Email Alerts, and the Website Blocking List via the Real-Time Watch tool.

Not for parents only: Family Cyber Alert can help anyone who provides or is responsible for computer services keep track of user activity.

Trust, but verify: Family Cyber Alert's logs and recordings don't lie.

Cons

Difficult to uninstall: Cyber Family Alert is designed to be difficult to uninstall or even detect, which is fine until it's time to remove it. Online Help has instructions.

Bottom Line

Few issues trouble parents like keeping their children safe on the family computer, especially when they're skilled at getting around ordinary safeguards. Family Cyber Alert helps you stay informed, aware, and in control.

Editors' note: This is a review of the trial version of Family Cyber Alert 5.05.

 
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User Reviews
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  • 1 stars

    "Need some response urgently"

    April 01, 2014   |   By mjbritton

    Version: Family Cyber Alert 5.05

    Pros

    Can't think of anything good to say at this point.

    Cons

    No key code even though paid for in full

    Summary

    Bought this software through Cnet, paid for it in full on itcompany.com website and never received my key code. Tried emailing the only two address's available - support & info, no response. Tried the support form - nothing. What a rip! Bit like a Nigerian scam! Will have to see if I can pursue them through Visa.

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    Full Specifications

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    What's new in version 5.05
    Version 5.05 improved log data encryption, time control and Google Chroms tracking.
    General
    Publisher InfoWorks Technology
    Publisher web site http://www.itcompany.com
    Release Date January 06, 2014
    Date Added January 14, 2014
    Version 5.05
    Category
    Category Security Software
    Subcategory Monitoring Software
    Operating Systems
    Operating Systems Windows Me, Windows Vista, Windows, Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows 2003, Windows 98
    Additional Requirements None
    Download Information
    File Size 3.42MB
    File Name falert.exe
    Popularity
    Total Downloads 335,547
    Downloads Last Week 29
    Pricing
    License Model Free to try
    Limitations 7-day trial
    Price $39.95

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