Cyberbullying 101: A Primer for kids, teens, and parents

Thanks to technology and the internet, it’s never been easier to bully someone.

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Mother charged with using deepfakes to shame daughter’s cheerleading rivals

Court records reveal that Raffaela Spone’s daughter has no idea her mother has been harassing members of her cheerleading squad.

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Child identity theft, part 1: On familiar fraud

In this two-part series on child identity theft, we shed light on the growing problem of familiar fraud, where those entrusted with a minor’s information are the very ones who abuse it.

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A week in security (June 10 – 16)

A roundup of security news from June 10–16, including MegaCortex, the latest news on privacy, the abuse of Twitter’s Lists feature, and more.

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Trolls abuse Twitter Lists to collate their targets

Twitter, like any social network, is faced with the challenge of addressing cyberbullying. And trolls have been abusing the platform’s Lists feature to home in on targets. But have no fear: There are ways to protect users from social attacks, and Twitter is moving to make itself a safer place.

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How gamers can protect against increasing cyberthreats

We take a look at the various cyberthreats video gamers may encounter online, their real-world consequences, and what users can do to protect themselves.

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Parenting in the Digital World: a review

Parents don’t just hand over the car keys to children who haven’t taken driver’s ed. Sadly, the same can’t be said about smartphones. This book by Clayton Cranford shows parents the importance of keeping their kids safe online—and just how to do it.

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All rise! Mind these digital crimes and arm yourself against them

News of attacks come and go so fast, sometimes it’s hard to keep track. We’ve done the work for you, sifting through scores of reports to bring you a compilation of digital crimes that are on the rise and what you can do to protect yourself.

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Tackling the myths surrounding cyberbullying

Misconceptions abound when it comes to cyberbullying. In this post, we’ll identify six of these “myths” and then explain why they’re worth discrediting.

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A week in security (Nov 13 – Nov 19)

A compilation of notable security news and blog posts from the 13th of November to the 19th. This week, we campaigned during Anti-Bullying Week. We also pushed out a survey to our readers.

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