harassment

How Can I Tell If This ‘Sextortion’ Email Is Legit?

How Can I Tell If This ‘Sextortion’ Email Is Legit?

Spam is annoying, but you shouldn’t see much of it in your actual inbox if you’re using a halfway-decent provider for your email. At least, I find that it’s rare for something to slip through Gmail’s mighty spam blockers and get me to consider opening it.

Get Ahead of Twitter Harassment By Checking Your Lists

Get Ahead of Twitter Harassment By Checking Your Lists

Being harassed on Twitter is never fun. And it can happen to you whether you’re already a decently well-known figure with that blue check mark of authenticity, an up-and-comer in the world of online witticisms, or if you came up with a single tweet that blew up beyond your wildest…

Recruit Your Friends To Stop Online Harassment

Recruit Your Friends To Stop Online Harassment

A new tool recently released by a research team at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory offers a novel way to fight online harassment: getting your trusted friends to help keep unwanted emails out of your account.