Fueled by doxxing
Phishing, vishing, and smishing attacks all depend on one primary thing for their success: personalization.
revealed that "Mike Enoch" is really Mike Peinovich, a New York web developer.
fled her home due to the doxxing
of her personal information and
While all media should be super cautious about LGBT kids's privacy and safety in an age of doxxing
and outrageous acts of vitriol (see our Stay Woke section for a recent example), Rebekah wants the world to know it's her in this amazingly, powerful image we fell in love with.
, dog-piling and virtual mobbing could get you in trouble with the law under new guidelines issued by the Crown Prosecution Service.
Other examples include publishing an individual's home address or bank details on the internet, dubbed doxxing
Virtual mobbing, retweeting a "grossly offensive message" and publishing someone's address or bank details - known doxxing
- are all deemed outlawed cyber behaviour.
Similarly, hegemony in social network platforms is maintained in various ways: harassment, trolling, doxxing
, threats, and "mansplaining" all serve to police who has the right to be part of the public.
Surveillance, harassment, and stalking that are enabled or amplified by ICTs are routinely taking place through identity theft, blackmailing, doxxing
(broadcasting an individual's identity and location information without consent online), smear campaigns, censoring, takedowns of content, through individual or mob rape, and death threats.
Apparently under a Christie presidency, the US would immediately respond to any hacking by the Chinese government has done by doxxing
the entire country, essentially turning the United States government into Anonymous: "What we need to do is go at the things that they are most sensitive and most embarrassing to them; that they're hiding; get that information and put it out in public.
The harassment that follows doxxing
, a term derived from "doc," as in "documents," is like a human distributed denial of service attack--every channel for digital communication is flooded to the point where it becomes unusable.
Is, and Why It Matters, The Economist, Mar.
The best word I can use to describe it is creepy," he said about the practice known as doxxing
In addition, she says, "Reporting harassment and doxxing
is a temporary solution.
org/2017/) GitHub's community , just 3 percent of survey respondents, female coders are far more likely to receive unsolicited sexual advances, rude criticism, insults and online harassment like doxxing