Online Sense is ICDL Arabia's philanthropic arm aimed at raising public awareness on Cyber Safety.

Is the Criminal Dark Net Spreading in the UAE, as Thousands Download TOR?

On July 11, 2017, British model Chloe Ayling was drugged and abducted in Milan by human traffickers to be allegedly sold on the Dark Net as a sex slave in an Arab country. When the 20-year-old recently arrived in Milan “for a photo shoot”, she didn’t have the faintest clue of the fact that she had already walked into a trap set by Dark Net criminals.

What’s Fake Insta, and what’s Instagram doing about it?

Instagram is for everyone who wants to be a star. Glossier-than-life pictures, snazzy taglines, and loads of ‘likes’ give Insta users a high. Compare this to creating an almost hidden, fake Insta account visible to just a select few, and you might think it’s an oxymoron. Why then do people (especially youngsters) create these ‘alter ego’ accounts called Finstagrams or Fake Insta?

Five Differences between Cyber Bullying and Traditional Bullying

Why do we see more stories of online bullying happen nowadays? It’s partly because there are some key differences between cyber bullying and traditional bullying.

How to Avoid Getting Hacked (for Computers)

Cyber bullying has assumed monstrous proportions, with numerous incidents of kids committing suicide after being harassed by bullies reported across the world. It’s not all bad news, though. Bringing much hope are initiatives like the Great Kindness Challenge, which aims at helping children in developing empathy, combating bullying, and building self-esteem.

Take the Great Kindness Challenge to Counter Cyber Bullying

Be honest: do you ever worry about one of your accounts getting hacked? Do you wonder what you would do if someone pretended to be you and stole your information? Do you ever think about how to avoid getting hacked? Well, of course! This is one of the main concerns we…