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Anti-Cyber Bullying Campaign Launched After Suicide Of Former Akubra Child Model

The suicide of a 14-year-old girl who was once the face of iconic Australian outback hat maker Akubra has left the nation shocked, as her grieving family launch a campaign to raise awareness of cyber-bullying.

Amy “Dolly” Everett, who at eight years old was the face of Akubra, took her own life last week. Her family said her death came after she was victimised by cyber bullies.

A national anti-bullying campaign has been launched in the wake of

Read more at: http://www.huffingtonpost.com.au/2018/01/10/anti-cyber-bullying-campaign-launched-after-suicide-of-former-akubra-child-model_a_23330281/

Cyber-bullying campaign launched after suicide of Akubra face Amy ‘Dolly’ Everett

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January 10, 2018 18:24:30

A young girl with a large Akubra hat with text across it saying #stopbullyingnow
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Dolly Everett has been featured by Akubra since this photo was taken eight years ago. (Facebook: Akubra)

A 14-year-old girl from a well-known Northern Territory cattle family who took her own life last week has been remembered by her family as a “kind, caring and beautiful soul” as they launched a social media campaign to raise awareness of bullying and harassment.

The family of

Read more at: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-01-10/dolly-everett-nt-suicide-cyber-bullying-campaign-launched/9317056

Cyber Crime Competition Launched in West Yorkshire

Thursday, 7 September, 2017

West Yorkshire Police and the Police and Crime Commissioner are calling on schools to help in the fight against Cyber Crime.

The first ever cyber contest has been set up to encourage students from years seven, eight and nine to create a product that delivers key safety messages to help people stay safe online.

Teams can win a trophy and certificates as well as a tour of West Yorkshire Police’s specialist operations site at Carr Gate, Wakefield. The Mounted Section, Dog Section and Helicopter are based there.

And the product can take any form – for example an engaging website, impactive leaflet, phone app or even a rap or spoken message.

As part of the contest, schools will have to fully evidence that they have evaluated their entry with a sample audience to make sure it works effectively in delivering key safety messages.

Teams have to confirm that are taking part by

Read more at: https://www.westyorkshire.police.uk/news/cyber-crime-competition-launched-west-yorkshire

Website to fight cyber crime launched

In its bid to counter cyber threats, Delhi Police Commissioner Amulya Patnaik reinforced the cyber security by launching a dedicated website on cyber safety “www.cybercelldelhi.in” operating under the Economic Offenses Wing (EOW), on Wednesday.

The unit handles all complex and sensitive cases of cyber crime including those in which victims are women and children. “Women are easy targets for cyber bullies because of the anonymity and accessibility offered by the cyber space. Young, school-going children are even more vulnerable to cyber crimes because of their inadequate awareness of online threats and safe online habits. The stakeholders, police, media, schools, civil society and individual citizens should get involved in the collective fight against the growing threat of cyber crime,” said Patnaik.

The website ensures a proactive communication with the citizens on cyber safety issues and provides a responsive cyber crime reporting mechanism for the victims.

The website has various segments on different types of

Read more at: http://www.dailypioneer.com/city/website-to-fight-cyber-crime-launched.html

Cyber crime crackdown launched by Metropolitan Police after …

The Metropolitan Police has released new videos in a move to crackdown on online fraud and cyber crime.

Detectives from Operation Falcon, the Met’s response team to fraud and linked crime online, created the videos to educate internet users on how to avoid becoming an online victim of crime.

In 2016, around 750,000 fraud and computer misuse crimes were reported to police nationally.

The videos cover the use of weak or insecure passwords, failure to install security updates on devices, using insecure/public Wi-Fi, being vulnerable to identity theft and being vulnerable to “phishing,” which is an attempt to obtain sensitive information by disguising as a trustworthy body.

Met Police provide online safety tutorial for web users to prevent cyber crime
Are you safe online?
(Image: Metropolitan Police)

Detective

Read more at: http://www.getwestlondon.co.uk/news/west-london-news/cyber-crime-crackdown-launched-metropolitan-13240896

Cyber crime crackdown launched by Metropolitan Police after 750000 offences reported nationally

The Metropolitan Police has released new videos in a move to crackdown on online fraud and cyber crime.

Detectives from Operation Falcon, the Met’s response team to fraud and linked crime online, created the videos to educate internet users on how to avoid becoming an online victim of crime.

In 2016, around 750,000 fraud and computer misuse crimes were reported to police nationally.

The videos cover the use of weak or insecure passwords, failure to install security updates on devices, using insecure/public Wi-Fi, being vulnerable to identity theft and being vulnerable to “phishing,” which is an attempt to obtain sensitive information by disguising as a trustworthy body.

Met Police provide online safety tutorial for web users to prevent cyber crime

Are you safe online?
(Image: Metropolitan Police)

Detective

Read more at: http://www.getwestlondon.co.uk/news/west-london-news/cyber-crime-crackdown-launched-metropolitan-13240896

New campaign launched against cyber bullying in County Derry

Causeway Coast and Glens Policing and Community Safety Partnership has launched a new campaign around cyber bullying.

In a joint approach with the Department of Education, it targets students in post primary schools across the Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council area.

The Cyber Safe project has been designed to act as a constant visual reminder, with local signposting helping young people affected by online bullying.