CYBER SAFETY NEWS FEED
We have searched the headlines for the news that matters to Savvy Cyber Kids. Seen with a cyber ethics lens, these clipping keep us abreast of when technology is used for bad—to inspire us to be aware and make necessary changes in our homes and at our schools. Conversely, when technology is used for good, let’s read all about it, celebrate the successes and bring these lessons home.
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Headlines from across the globe:
- San Mateo High School setting trends with phone-free policy, fielding calls from across the country
- Predator who lured girls into sex and prostitution was back online within weeks of release
- Fortnite Hack Warning Issued For 250 Million Players
- Cities Are Saying ‘No’ to 5G, Citing Health, Aesthetics—and FCC Bullying
- Back to School : What to do if your child might be the bully
- Parents urged to watch for teenage depression
- Twitter Trust and Safety Advisers Say They’re Being Ignored
- Perspective: The power of farmers on social media
- This cop was fired after he mocked a gay teen who died by suicide. Now he’s been hired again.
- Judge upholds Cleveland EMS captain’s firing over offensive Tamir Rice Facebook posts, strikes down social media policy
- Angus woman who assaulted female at bar threatened to disclose intimate image of man
- Authorities arrest culprits for crypto mining at Ukraine nuclear plant
- Keeping esports athletes healthy is more than just fun and games
- Swedish data protection authority issues first fine for biometrics use under GDPR
- The WIRED Guide to Cyberwar
- Security Summit warns of new IRS impersonation email scam; reminds taxpayers the IRS does not send unsolicited emails
- FBI searching for potential victims of suspected serial sexual predator
- Mayagüez-area man sentenced to 135 months for coercion, sexual enticement of a minor
- Online child predator arrested for trying to have sex with 12-year-old girl, police say
- Croydon Grindr predator leaked men's naked pictures if they did not pay him
- For Digitally Native Hero Cosmetics, TikTok Is More Useful (and Cheaper) Than Instagram
- Man accused of raping, stalking and beating multiple women he was dating
- We tested popular cellphones for radiofrequency radiation. Now the FCC is investigating.
- Phone Companies Ink Deal With All 50 States And D.C. To Combat Robocalls