Indian- origin researcher educates teens how to do ‘safe’ sexting

As sexting on smartphones become all-pervasive, parents and teachers need to move beyond fear-based education and rather prepare teenagers about “safe” sexting, says a study led by an Indian-American researcher. Preaching sexual abstinence to youth was popular for a number of decades, but research repeatedly found that such educational messages […]

Former Facebook security chief Alex Stamos criticises Instagram for extending DMs to web

Former Facebook chief security officer Alex Stamos has criticised Instagram for extending direct messages support to the web. Stamos said the move goes against Facebook’s goal of bring end-to-end encrypted compatibility between Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp. “This is fascinating, as it cuts directly against the announced goal of E2E encrypted […]