Top Tips for Staying Safe
Cyberbullying – Bullying using technology such as computers and mobile phones.
Grooming – Behaviour by a suspected paedophile, which could give a reasonable person cause for concern that any meeting with a child arising from the conduct would be for unlawful purposes.
Frape – eShort for ‘Facebook rape.’ This refers to when a Facebook user’s identity and profile are used by a third party to cause upset.
Hacking – Computer criminals who ‘break into’ other people’s computer networks.
Malware – Bad Software or programs that damage your computer (Viruses), steal your personal information (Spyware), Display unwanted adverts (Adware) or expose your computer to hackers (Trojan Horses).
Phishing – Pronounced ‘Fishing.’ This is an attempt to trick people into visiting malicious websites by sending emails or other messages which pretend to come from online shops or banks.
Sexting/SGII – Sending and receiving sexual images and content via a mobile phone. SGII stands for Self-Generated Indecent Images.
Helpful Websites for eSafety
An information and resources website which aims to raise awareness about child sexual abuse, answer questions and give adults the information, advice, support and facts, they need to help protect children.