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Cyberstalking

How to Handle Email Harassment

Traci L. Slatton | Posted 07.21.2014 | Crime
Traci L. Slatton

Recently I was the target of email harassment, also known as cyberbullying. I was tangled up in business with someone who seemed sane. Then I discover...

New Poll Details Widespread Harassment Online, Especially On Facebook

Allyson Kapin | Posted 08.04.2014 | Technology
Allyson Kapin

It took between 48 hours to 1 week for 47 percent of people who reported the online harassment to get a response from social networks, ISPs, law enforcement, etc. This could seem like an eternity to those who are scared for their lives. So how do we create safer, healthier campaign spaces online?

Anyone Can Find Your Personal Info Online, Right Now

Russ Warner | Posted 07.15.2014 | Technology
Russ Warner

Your personal information is constantly bought, tracked, and sold. There is no way to deny the use and sale of personal data. To prevent future incidents, use extra caution when sharing personal information.

Facebook's 'Nearby Friends' May Be Trouble

Russ Warner | Posted 07.07.2014 | Parents
Russ Warner

Despite good intentions, Nearby Friends presents challenges for those concerned about cyberbullying, stalking and privacy. Because most teens are not very cautious when adding "friends" on Facebook, this new service could be more of a disservice.

#iCANHELP Delete Negativity on Social Media: A Wave of Positive Warriors to Combat Bullying and Cyberbullying

Sue Scheff | Posted 04.26.2014 | Impact
Sue Scheff

At Excelsior Middle School in Byron, California, a fake Facebook page was created to poke fun at a teacher. This act of deception and meanness prompted a reaction that has brought together students and teachers for a common cause by creating kindness through positive messages.

8 Scary Social Networking Sites Every Parent Should Know

Michael Gregg | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Michael Gregg

As more parents embrace Facebook, they're driving teens and tweens away as they look for other, more secretive venues that won't be subjected to the same level of parental scrutiny.

Facebook and GMO "Friends"

Jeffrey P. Colin | Posted 09.14.2013 | Technology
Jeffrey P. Colin

Facebook is one of the world's dominant social networking websites. It has changed the way that people view online interactions, and many other aspect...

'Lifetime Movie': Cyberstalker Makes Thousands of Threats

Posted 11.29.2012 | TV

"My Life is a Lifetime Movie" looked at one of the most extraordinary cyberstalking cases of all time. Leandra Ramm was a talented opera singer who's ...

Webmaster Convicted For Threatening To Rape And Murder Unhappy Customers

AP | Posted 11.06.2012 | Crime

NEW YORK — A New York judge has sentenced an eyewear website operator to four years in prison, saying his threats to murder or rape customers wh...

PHOTOS: Man Stalks & Threatens Local Model Over Sexy Pics

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 06.28.2012 | Los Angeles

Some people use the term "Facebook stalking" lightly, but one man seems to have taken it to a whole new level. FBI agents arrested a 47-year-old Ch...

Florida Hacker Steals Nude Photos Of Women And Posts Them On Their Facebook Page

Posted 09.21.2011 | Crime

Joseph Bernard Campbell has agreed to plead guilty to federal charges of cyberstalking and unauthorized access to a computer after he stole naked pict...

Ex-Teacher Hacked Student's Facebook, Wrote Love Letters On Blog

Posted 09.17.2011 | Education

A Beech Grove, Ind. high school teacher has been charged with felony stalking for pursuing one of her students through electronic means. Sara Kifer...

Cybercrime Leapfrogs The Law, Says Justice Department

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 07.11.2011 | Technology

At the Senate hearings on mobile privacy, the Department of Justice took the opportunity to speak on the current dangers of cybercrime, cyberstalking ...

Preteen Girls Charged With Facebook Cyberstalking

Posted 06.27.2011 | Technology

By Elaine Porterfield (SEATTLE) - Two girls aged 11 and 12 were charged on Tuesday with first-degree computer trespassing and cyberstalking for al...

Cyberstalking Overtakes Offline Harassment

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 06.11.2011 | Technology

The Guardian reports that, according to a new study, cyberstalking has become more prevalent than real-world stalking. Alarmed by the rise in onli...

Stalking: Know It. Name It. Stop It.

Lisa Madigan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Lisa Madigan

Law enforcement officers need strong tools to stop stalkers not only from physical confrontations but also from emailing, texting or harassing their victims on social networking sites.

University Of Washington Prof Sued For Alleged Cyber-Stalking

Local News | Mike Carter | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Oren Etzioni, the inventor of pioneering Internet search engines NetBot and Farecast and director of the University of Washington's Turing Center on c...

Mad as Hell--and Only Getting Madder

Marian Salzman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Marian Salzman

This is the first in a series of 12 posts expounding on the 2011 forecasts in the annual trends report from Salzman, president of Euro RSCG Worldwide ...

Point, Click, Stalk

Robin Sax | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Robin Sax

Ever pass by a building or landmark, wonder what it is, and wish you could just find out on the spot? Now you can! With the click of your camera phon...