Are you being stalked? Trust your instinct

It’s not uncommon these days to hear about people who have suffered from cyber-stalking and online harassment.

Whether you’ve been bombarded with unwanted emails, or someone has written abusive things about you online, or created a fake Facebook profile in your name, the attention can be unpleasant, unwanted and disturbing.

The Network for Surviving Stalking (NSS), a registered charity in the UK, has today launched a campaign to increase the awareness of stalking (whether it be online or offline), and encourage potential victims to come forward and report the behaviour to the police.

The NSS claims in a press release that stalking is “a crime that’s often not…

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Graham Cluley is a veteran of the anti-virus industry having worked for a number of security companies since the early 1990s when he wrote the first ever version of Dr Solomon's Anti-Virus Toolkit for Windows. Now an independent security analyst, he regularly makes media appearances and is an international public speaker on the topic of computer security, hackers, and online privacy. Follow him on Twitter at @gcluley, on Mastodon at @[email protected], or drop him an email.

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