A Practical Guide to Coping with Cyberstalking

Haider Al-Khateeb, Zhraa A. Alhaboby, Jim Barnes, Antony Brown, Raymond Brown, Phil Cobley, Jon Gilbert, Marcia Gibson, Niamh McNamara, Emma Short, Mitul Shukla

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To create fear, distress and to disrupt the daily activities of another person through cyberstalking is a crime, if you are currently affected by cyberstalking, it is crucial that you alert the police to your situation to keep yourself safe. This practical guide offers an outline of the area of cyberstalking and cyber abuse. Written in an approachable way, it describes the forms of intrusions that have been identified by research and through the accounts of victims. It considers the motivations of cyberstalkers and the enormous impact cyberstalking has on the lives of victims as well as the threats posed. The book provides advice and information about security for people currently experiencing cyberstalking and those who simply wish to take steps to further secure their online presence by taking preventative steps. The personal experience of living with threatening intrusions and recovery from the trauma of cyberstalking is explored.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages172
Publication statusPublished - 20 Apr 2015


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