Why you shouldn’t post children’s photos online

We often teach children not to speak to strangers, but we seldom realize that we may actually be offering them up for exploitation by strangers on the internet every day. While it comes natural to many of us to shield our children from the dangers awaiting them in the real world, the digital world is, … More Why you shouldn’t post children’s photos online

Talking to children about the internet: A kid’s perspective

A 14-year-old shares his thoughts about technology and the potential privacy and security implications of the internet. Talking to children and teenagers is not always an easy task – we’ve all been teens before, huh? When I first approached Xavier, 14, to talk about how he engages with the online world, I was quite concerned … More Talking to children about the internet: A kid’s perspective

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

European police bust major online investment fraud ring

The operation was carried out against an organized group that used online trading platforms to swindle victims out of US$36 million. Europol and several national law enforcement agencies have teamed up to take down an investment fraud and money laundering ring that caused losses of approximately €30 million (US$36 million) to hundreds of victims, according … More European police bust major online investment fraud ring