Protecting teens from sextortion: What parents should know

Online predators increasingly trick or coerce youth into sharing explicit videos and photos of themselves before threatening to post the content online. The digital world has provided countless opportunities for youngsters that their parents never experienced. It helped kids stay in touch with each other during the dark days of pandemic-era lockdowns. And now that … More Protecting teens from sextortion: What parents should know

What happens with a hacked Instagram account – and how to recover it

Had your Instagram account stolen? Don’t panic – here’s how to get your account back and how to avoid getting hacked (again). A friend – let’s call her Ellie – recently called me with a devastated tone in her voice. Her Instagram account had been hacked and she was locked out. Her panic was evident … More What happens with a hacked Instagram account – and how to recover it

5 tips to help children navigate the internet safely

The online world provides children with previously unimagined opportunities to learn and socialise, but it also opens them up to a range of hazards. How can you steer kids toward safe internet habits? The way our digital lives have become entangled with our physical world has brought new, major challenges for parents, caregivers and teachers. … More 5 tips to help children navigate the internet safely

ESET announces its inaugural Heroes of Progress

ESET, a global leader in cybersecurity, announces its 2022 Heroes of Progress. The shortlist includes nine unsung agents of change from across the world who have contributed to technological progress across a variety of industries. The shortlist was curated following a rigorous process in which the heroes provided a comprehensive outline of their work and … More ESET announces its inaugural Heroes of Progress