Internetusers growing rapidly. With the increase in number of Internet Users, thenumber of cyber threats also increasing. Cyber stalking and Cyber bullying are the cyberthreats that developed from the increased users of the Internet. These threatscomes under online harassment category. Ingeneral, Cyber stalking defined as harassing individual or group throughInternet or electronic medium. Identity theft, vandalism, defamation,embarrassment are some form of harassments that caused by cyber stalkers. CyberStalking Uses internet to send emails, pictures or other kind of communicationto send malicious information or offense language which may threatens thevictim.
The Victim is in no position to know, who was doing all this and whatpurpose they are doing it. But the Cyber stalker will know more informationabout the victim which he uses to harass the victim. For Example, if the stalkerknows the email address and password of the victim, then he may uses the victimemail to send malicious messages to others.Cyberbullying is also similar kind of cyber threat as that of cyber stalking. The formof harassments will be more or like similar, but the party’s involved in thisthreats are minors or teenagers.
Cyber bullying is minor going on minor. Cyber bullyingis increasing as the number of kids increasing to use internet. Posting meancomments on social networking platforms, spreading false rumors about someone,sharing information to embrace others are some examples related to cyberbullying. Cyber bullying will be done by people as anonymous, it will bedifficult to trace who has done cyber bullying. Most of the Cyber bullying willbe done by someone you know.
With the Increase in the amount of informationthat predator knows, the more dangerous the bullying becomes. Cyberbullying and cyber talking are two kind of harassment forms. Both are more orlike similar form of harassments.
If the minor is involved with the both theparties then that type of harassment will comes under Cyberbullying.