Heather knew there were adults on the Internet who preyed on kids, and she regularly warned her own four children about the dangers of talking to strangers online. Yet the year-old married mom from Phoenix never thought she would ever fall victim to a growing Internet crime known as sextortion. The Federal Bureau of Investigation FBI classifies sextortion as a form of online blackmail where explicit images are used to extort additional photos, sexual favors, and sometimes money from victims.
T hree years ago, nude pictures of me made the rounds online. There were two and they had been taken in my bathroom several months earlier. One showed my stomach and my bare chest and the other was a long mirror shot of me topless, with my face on full display.
It was late summer when we met, on a patio jutting out onto the Pacific. His articulate responses drew me in, and I breathed back nerves and adrenaline with the ocean air as we continued this perfect first date. Busy professionals, our schedules rarely overlapped so the digital flirtation commenced.
Just when I was thinking of drafting a story on this topic, I got an opportunity to associate with U. I am no expert in Cyber Security, but I had to talk about this topic after I learnt someone hacked my Facebook account and un-friended some of best friends and tampered with my privacy settings. Most of our lives are public today on Social Media while many are flamboyant and okay with sharing everything some are really concerned about their profiles and who they connect with, most of the cyber crimes are either done by fraudsters or by someone you know in the close circle. One of their friends took a screenshot of their photos with this hashtag and circulated it in some groups which went viral overnight, humiliating both the girls.
By Marissa CabreraMaureen Cavanaugh. University of Maryland law professor Danielle Keats Citron is shown in this undated photo. One of the first people arrested in connection with hosting a so-called revenge porn website is set to go to trial in San Diego this fall.
Often you might come across so many nude photos which claim to be of famous actresses. These photos look so authentic that it becomes almost difficult to identify which one is fake and which one is real. Many actresses become various kinds of Cyber crimes.
This article is written by Bhavesh Guliani, a student of CLC, Delhi University, on what to do if someone has published your nude pictures without your consent. Would you like to see a nude or smutty picture of yourself on your favourite social networking website or on thousands of lascivious websites and satiate copulating desire of millions? It is no secret that technology has become a vital part of our work life and as we get more comfortable with it, we allow it to overrun our personal lives too.
When it comes to cybercrime, Bangladesh is not far behind other countries, where the rate of cybercrime is increasing day by day. While the internet is beneficial to people in this era of technological advancement, one of the major disadvantages is the crime committed on the internet. Twenty-five year-old Raima not her real name was horrified when she discovered her nude photographs being shared on her Facebook Messenger. One of her Facebook friends began blackmailing her, and sent the photos to revive a romance.
A Blenheim mother whose son was conned into sending nude pictures of himself to a fake Facebook account has warned parents that other teenagers have also been caught up in the cyber sting. The mother, who did not want to be named, said the fake social media profile posing as a girl was communicating with teenage boys across the top of the South Island. She claimed up to 20 boys had sent "nudes" to the account, and warned other parents to be on the lookout for signs their children were being cyber bullied.