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online safety and digital citizenship specialist

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31 March 2021

Cyber-security companies are warning about the rise of so-called 'extortionware' where hackers embarrass victims into paying a ransom.

Experts say the trend towards ransoming sensitive private information could affect companies not just operationally but through reputation damage.

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18 February 2021

Ten years ago we were warning parents about webcams and Chatroulette and nothing has changed.

 

"It's a trend now on TikTok that everyone's doing Omegle, so me and my friends thought we'd go back to it," says 15-year-old Keira from the US on video chat on the site.

"Men being gross is something me and my friends see a lot. It should be better monitored. It's like the dark web but for everyone."'

 

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