Instagram rolls out new features to help prevent cyberbullying

The social media platform is stepping up efforts to help stomp out harassment and other abusive behavior. Instagram has unveiled new tools to help combat cyberbullying and other abusive behavior on the platform – a filter that will prevent users from seeing abusive Direct Messages (DMs) and a tool to stop someone a user has blocked … More Instagram rolls out new features to help prevent cyberbullying

How ESET’s work on SafetyNet® helps protect children online

For over a decade, ESET and the San Diego Police Foundation have been working together to help keep children safe from online threats. As one of the United States’ most famous presidents, John F. Kennedy, once said, “Children are the world’s most valuable resource and its best hope for the future.” This is one of … More How ESET’s work on SafetyNet® helps protect children online

Safeguarding children against cyberbullying in the age of COVID‑19

As screen time has increased, so has the risk of cyberbullying. What you can do to help protect your children from online harassment? It’s been almost a year since the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the COVID-19 outbreak a pandemic, and people everywhere have been doing their best to adhere to regional and national stay-in-place … More Safeguarding children against cyberbullying in the age of COVID‑19

Anti-Bullying Week 2020: Why we must unite to prevent cyberbullying

Anti-Bullying Week, an annual campaign that aims to combat bullying and abuse at school, is running from Monday, November 16, to Friday, November 20, this year. Anti-Bullying Week is organized by the Anti-Bullying Alliance, and this year’s theme is “United Against Bullying,” encouraging teachers, parents, and caregivers to emphasize the power that people can have … More Anti-Bullying Week 2020: Why we must unite to prevent cyberbullying

How safe is your child’s phone?

Online safety is one of the most significant challenges facing parents in the modern world, with increased access to the internet paving the way for cyberbullying, sexting, and harassment, amongst other dangers. In fact, nearly three-quarters of parents (70%) worry about their child’s online activity, according to ESET’s recent research, which surveyed 1,000 parents of … More How safe is your child’s phone?