Crime Security

Cyber Monday

Cyber Monday Shopping Scams

Tips for Avoiding Cyber Monday Scams Avoid scams on Monday so you don’t have a terrible Tuesday by Andy O’Donnell Are you opting in for the deals that hit the online retailers on what has become known as Cyber Monday? Be careful. Cyber Monday has become such a big deal that scammers and hackers are now targeting […]

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BFCM Scams

BFCM Shopping Scams [Video]

Watch out for these Black Friday and Cyber Monday (BFCM) shopping scams Scammers Scammers are looking to win big this weekend as Amazon comes to Australia, so be wary of deals which seem too good to be true. Everyone loves a bargain, especially in the lead up to Christmas, and scammers are banking on the […]

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internet

Chilrens’s Internet Risk vs Benefits

Parents of young children believe ‘risks of the internet outweigh the benefits’ The majority of parents of young children (under eight) surveyed in a Webwise parenting report in relation to internet use do not believe the benefits of the internet for their children outweigh the risks. While almost three quarters of parents of children under […]

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links

STOP Clicking Links [Video]

STOP Clicking Links and Sharing Until You Have Read This or if you prefer “Think Before You Start Clicking” What is Clickbaiting? Alternatively referred to as link bait, clickbait or click bait is a term used to describe a type of hyperlink on a web page that entices a visitor to click to continue reading an […]

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resources

ICFO Resources Directory

Our ICFO Resources Provide Additional Insight and Help to Increase Awareness of the Problems Associated with Internet Crime for Children, Family, and Business Share with Family and Friends Have something to add, feel free to add comment We strive to maintain links but changes happen, drop a comment for broken links Resources (Right Click On […]

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Children

Connecting Children Online [Video]

Connecting Children Online – ICFO’s Internet Safety First Campaign ICFO  is all for Connecting the Children of the World; as long as we  Communicate the Risks and Dangers Associated with Internet Connectivity to our Children, Families, Friends, and Businesses Internet Crime: Security Threats, Scams, Fraud Ransomware, Malware, DDoS Attacks Keeping Your Children Safe Online Children Family, […]

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Blue Whale

BEWARE: Blue Whale Challenge [Video]

Blue Whale: Should you be worried about online pressure groups? Teen Suicides and Pressure Groups Concerns are growing over suspected links between teenage suicides and online pressure groups Reports are circulating in the media of vulnerable people being encouraged to take their own lives by following a series of online challenges. In Russia, the deaths […]

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Suicide

Teen Self-Harm Suicide [Video]

Teen Self-Harm Suicide Charity blames social media for children self-harming ‘It is vital we confront the fact that an increasing number are struggling to deal with the pressures and demands of modern-day life’ Jane Kirby Social media is helping fuel a nation of “deeply unhappy” children, a charity has warned, as it published new figures […]

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Binary

Binary Options Scams: Organized Crime

Police: Binary options is run by crime bosses, has grown ‘monstrous’ in size Saying his ‘eyes have been opened’ to size and complexity of widely fraudulent industry, superintendent tells MKs he’ll do everything possible to uproot the scam BY SIMONA WEINGLASS In a bombshell speech, a senior Israel Police officer told a Knesset panel on Wednesday […]

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Identity Theft

Identity Theft [Video]

 Identity Theft How to protect yourself against identity theft and respond if it happens. Identity (ID) theft is a crime where a thief steals your personal information, such as your full name or social security number, to commit fraud. The identity thief can use your information to fraudulently apply for credit, file taxes, or get […]

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