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Keeping safe online

How to stay safe from cyber-bullying and online scams

Cyber-bullying

Cyber-bullying could be on a smart phone, computer, laptop, tablet or online gaming platform. It can take place on a range of online or mobile services, such as text, email, social networking sites, video-hosting sites, messenger, photo sharing services, chat, webcams, visual learning environments and online games.

You can find out more about keeping safe online from the websites below.

Scams

Online scams are schemes to con you out of your money using your computer and the internet, either through fake websites or emails. Although there are many ways scammers can get into your computer to steal your money and identity, there are ways you can protect yourself.

You can find out more on the Devon and Somerset Trading Standards website or the Citizens Advice website.

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