SEXTORTION – THE NEWEST ONLINE THREAT

Ioana Veronica Humelnicu

Abstract


Sextortion is a wide-ranging problem and not isolated to one website or app. Perpetrators used many forms of technology to reach victims and 45% of victims reported contact with perpetrators on more than one platform. With connectivity on the rise, sextortion could be an increasingly pervasive threat.


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General

Benjamin Wittes, Cody Poplin, Quinta Jurecic & Clara Spera, Sextortion: Cybersecurity, teenagers, and remote sexual assault, Center for Technology Innovation at Brookings

Janis Wolak, David Finkelhor - Sextortion - Findings from an online survey about threats to expose sexual images, Crimes Against Children Research Center, University of New Hampshire, 2016

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