Forms of Cyber Bullying & How to protect yourself from Cyber Bullying
It is the intentionally aggressive behavior using electronic media for the purpose of harassment, annoyance, embarrassment, intimidation and threat, The electronic attackers use the electronic media in Bullying such as Electronic-mail, Electronic forums, Instant message, Blogging, and social media sites such as Facebook.
Ethics related to the Internet and all means of the information and the communication become one of the topical issues of interest that concerns the individuals, the communities and the countries, Through the Internet you can learn, entertain, communicate and talk through chats but you can also acquire the wrong information and know the bad people.
Forms of Cyber Bullying
The anonymity is the use of the pseudonyms to hide the attacker personality using the electronic media for doing the impunity actions, Harassment is the aggressive messages directed against one or more persons using the electronic media.
Cyberstalking is a type of annoyance using the electronic media to stalk or harass an individual or a group of individuals frequently, Flaming is the post of aggressive and insulting words using the electronic media.
Outing is posing information about a specific person or more improperly, Exclusion is disregarding one or more person through the electronic media, Cyber threats are sending e-mails that carry threat or menace to one or more persons.
How to protect yourself from Cyber Bullying
Do not share a password with anyone, Do not post any private data, Do not delete hostile or aggressive messages, Do not interview anyone you met through the internet, and set a password that can not be deduced.
Do not send messages when you are angry, You should inform your parents with what annoys you when you use the Internet, The download of software from the Internet has to be done under your parents’ supervision or your teachers’ supervision.
When someone wants to send a message to a friend, He has no email account, and he wants to have your username and password to send the message, So, do not share your password.
When you created your own e-mail, someone tried finding your password by writing your name, age and birth-date then the account was opened, So, you should set a password that can not be deduced.
Someone contributed in Facebook service and published information about his family, and also posted his family’s pictures and daily activities, A thief studied the information of the house and knew when there was no person at home, So, He should not post the private data.
When you complain to your teacher that your friend insulted you in an email message, You said that you have deleted it, The teacher said that you lost your evidence, So, You should not delete the cyberbullying messages.
You should tell your father that you knew someone in a chat room and he asked you for a meeting, So, you should not interview anyone that you met through the Internet.
A dispute happened between two students, and then one of them was angry and he sent the intimidated and threatening letter to the other, So, he should be more patient.
A student uses the Internet for doing the school activities, He works in groups with his colleagues whenever he uses the Internet, he receives abusive chat or instant messages, He reduces the use of the Internet to avoid such abuse, and to protect himself from such attack, So, he should ask his parents for helping him to overcome that problem.
You have downloaded one of the free programs on your computer, as a result, dangerous computer virus infections appeared to the data stored and belong to your father, So, you have to consult your father first, before installing any program.