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Online Harassment

Cyberbullying Infographic

81% of youths say bullying online is easier to get away with than bullying in person Given the dynamic phenomenon of online and electronic messaging, posting and more, it’s no surprise that with these technological advances have come some casualties. Cyber harassment and bullying has been one of the most destructive and widespread impacts on […]
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New Reddit Content Policy & Crackdown

In the latest update on community news forum Reddit, moderators have taken new steps to clamp down on controversial and offensive content on the site: by introducing a new parameter of content guidelines. Traditionally Reddit has always stood for a strong, almost aggressive, standard of free speech, with former CEO Yishan Wong stat that “This […]
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Revenge Porn – Ending the Harassment

Revenge porn is a relatively recent phenomena targeting everyone from exes, celebrities, vulnerable individuals and more. A vast array of motives can lie behind this extremely detrimental form of harassment including extortion, revenge, and sheer humiliation. This Cybercrime involves the non-consensual distribution of sexually explicit media; a practice often also involving the distribution of additional […]
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Tweet & Delete

As the majority of us increasingly express ourselves and live in virtual reality through our curated personas on social media, not only has the way we communicate changed to text format, but so has the negative side of human expression such as bullying and harassment. These platforms have taken physical and interpersonal harassment to new […]
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The New Vigilantism – #Swatting

As previously discussed on our blog, Doxxing is the illegal online harassment act of sharing an individual’s personal or identifiable information (such as name, address, social security number etc.) online without their consent. (For more information see our previous posts of “Doxxing – An Online Phenomenon” and “#Gamergate – Downfall of Cybersecurity”). This internet-based attack […]
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Twitter Direct Messages Controversy

New Twitter feature opening the Floodgates for Unwanted Communications In the last 24 hours, Twitter have rolled out a potentially controversial new feature to its 288 million users amidst a rough few months of criticism in light of controversies such as the #gamergate phenomenon and Twitter CEO’s leaked memo stating; ”We suck at dealing with […]
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Twitter Troll Update: Anti-abuse filters

#Twitter Troll Update as the company roll out a series of Anti-abuse filters The latest updates from Twitter, in contrast with yesterday’s upgrade facilitating unauthorised contact via direct messages, is another stance against trolls and abusive Tweeting. Just as Doxxing, Swatting, harassment and general nuisances from particular demographics of Twitters users are ongoing, so is […]
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#Gamergate – Downfall of Cybersecurity

#Gamergate is a relatively recent, but rampant, phenomenon in social media, cyber-bullying and sexism, typically targeting female developers and members of the Video Game industry. Blasts of misogynistic online attacks in forms such as Doxxing, Swatting, defamation and threatening acts of online harassment are still ongoing, coordinated by the #gamergate hashtag, despite recent efforts of […]
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Doxxing – An Online Phenomenon.

The Era of Hacktivism, Doxxing, Cyberbullying…and more. It came as no surprise that recently Twitter CEO, Dick Costolo, admitted that the company “sucks at dealing with abuse and trolls on the platform, and we’ve sucked at it for years” in a leaked internal memo. Admitting their failures in dealing with online harassment and abuse, it’s […]
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Cybercrime Update: CatPhishing

Ways to Protect Yourself Online from “Crooked Sweethearts” Catphishing (or “Catfishing”) is a “romance scam” and form of fraud, highly popularised by the use of social media networks, online chat forums and documentary-turned television series by the same name. The term “catfish” was defined in the Oxford dictionary in 2014 (“to lure someone into a […]
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