Category Archives: Leonie In The News

Windows 10 & Spying On Your Kids

Windows 10 & Spying On Your Kids

There are reports from some parents that the latest operating system from Microsoft, Windows 10, is now automatically sending parents a detailed report of their children’s computer activity when parents add their child to a Microsoft Family account. Parents may have previously set up Windows 8 on their child’s computer and added that child’s Microsoft account to a… Continue Reading

Sexting And Teens

Sexting And Teens

I was invited to be part of today’s Channel 7’s Daily Edition program to discuss some new findings from a recent Australian study of 1,200 teens and their experiences with sexting, as reported by the Sydney Morning Herald and the Daily Mail UK. The term sexting refers to the practice of sending sexual photos to another person via… Continue Reading

Cyber Stalkers – Strangers Targeting Kids Online

Cyber Stalkers – Strangers Targeting Kids Online

I appeared with psychologist Victoria Kasunic on Channel 9’s “Mornings” To discuss the latest new on Google maps sharing our locations and the story that a mother reported that her son was contacted by a terrorist from I.S. The Google maps issue came to light when a few folks put in their name or Twitter… Continue Reading

Protecting Your Family Photos Online

Protecting Your Family Photos Online

This week I appeared on the Channel 10 TV Morning Show Studio 10 to discuss with the panel a recent story that was doing the rounds on media about a pair of Dutch Cyber Safety Vigilanties who had created a website called Koppie Koppie, where they are advertising coffee mugs for sale with stolen photos of… Continue Reading

Cyber Safety Education Is The Key For Keeping Students Safe Online

Cyber Safety Education Is The Key For Keeping Students Safe Online

Recently, I was interviewed for Education Matters Magazine about raising cyber safety awareness in school communities. Click on this Link To read the whole article: I’m convinced that Cyber Safety is a whole community responsibility, not just the schools, or the Governments, or parents or the users! It’s simply not good enough to sit smugly… Continue Reading

A Parent’s Guide To Minecraft

A Parent’s Guide To Minecraft

Guest Post By Will.B What is Minecraft? Minecraft is a virtual 3D Lego-like building game for the computer, where the player is free to make anything they want. It is a great way to encourage creativity and helps to build on team skills and working together to reach personal goals. After the initial purchase of… Continue Reading