Coercion, trolling and abuse: Keep your children safe when they’re meeting people online

From predatory tactics to online bullying: tips for keeping your kids safe. Children and teenagers spend hours interacting with others on the internet. But social media and online gaming also give opportunities to those who want to harm your child. Such platforms allow anyone to access large online communities more or less anonymously, attracting bullies, … More Coercion, trolling and abuse: Keep your children safe when they’re meeting people online

A safer internet for children – a parents’guide

Many of us at ESET are parents like you. We feel the need to guide our children through life and protect them from harm, but today the responsibility is a tremendous challenge. With increasingly complex mobile devices, new communication platforms and a quickly evolving online language, there’s a great deal for parents to learn in … More A safer internet for children – a parents’guide

Don’t feed the trolls and other tips for avoiding online drama

You may not be able to escape internet trolls, but you have a choice about how you will deal with them – here’s how you can handle trolls without losing your cool. The term “internet troll” is widely associated with an online commenter or discussion participant whose sole aim is to stir up havoc by … More Don’t feed the trolls and other tips for avoiding online drama

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