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Man Allegedly Threatens Connecticut Town To 'Be Ready For A Hail Of Bullets'

AP | Posted 01.05.2015 | Crime

EAST LYME, Conn. (AP) — An 18-year-old man was arrested after allegedly threatening that a Connecticut town "better be ready for the hail of bullets...

Teen Accused Of Threatening Police On Twitter

Reuters | Posted 12.31.2014 | Crime

(Reuters) - A Texas teenager was arrested on Monday on suspicion of posting a photo on social media showing an air rifle that was accompanied by text ...

Sexual Harassment Victim's Secret Weapon

Larry Magid | Posted 02.01.2015 | Technology
Larry Magid

Sexual harassment often starts at an early age and there are intervention strategies that can sometimes help redirect and rehabilitate the young man. One should not assume that the person committing the harassment is beyond redemption, especially if they are young.

Cyber-Harassment: What the Online Community Can Do to Stop the Trolls

Jade Walker | Posted 10.15.2013 | Media
Jade Walker

Over the course of my 22 years in journalism, I have been threatened numerous times. Sometimes the subjects of my stories didn't like having their misdeeds aired to the public, and so they lashed out. Sometimes, the people involved were just nuts.

Teens Charged With Making Online Threats Against Ohio Rape Victim

Reuters | Drew Singer | Posted 05.18.2013 | Crime

March 18 (Reuters) - Two teenage girls were arrested in Ohio on Monday and accused of using social media to threaten the young victim in a high-prof...

Top Online Security Threats of 2013 -- and How You Can Protect Yourself

Jeff Hindenach | Posted 02.26.2013 | Technology
Jeff Hindenach

2013 will be the year of the mobile security threat. With online technology rapidly moving from computers to the palms of our hands, cybercriminals and hackers are evolving their methods to fit the times.

Teen Arrested For Posting Online Threats For School Shooting

AP | Posted 11.27.2011 | Education

PHOENIX -- Arizona police have arrested a 14-year-old boy for allegedly posting online comments about his plans to shoot up his school and then commit...