National Child Protection Week Stranger Danger Online App

[] Brisbane, QLD – For National Child Protection Week, Kerry’s Computer Company has launched a new game aimed at educating children in the dangers of chatting online. Stranger Danger Online 1.3 is available for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Android devices. The app is a journey through a data center where young people can discover the steps predators use online to groom and manipulate people online.

Ensuring the safety of children and young people online is one of the most significant issues facing parents, carers and educators today. Predators are sophisticated and utilize whatever means at their disposal to gain the trust of vulnerable children and young people and lure them to various harms. In order to combat this, it is essential to be aware of the hidden dangers of being online.

Young people are currently being targeted for sexual exploitation, radicalization, bullying, money laundering, drug running, scams, terrorist activities, activism and many more illegal and harmful activities.

The tactics used by some predators can be broken down into steps to assist in identifying how people are targeted. This app identifies the steps predators often use to manipulate and lure young people into a trap.

There are 10 training videos to find and complete. This includes:

Predatory Behaviors:
* How predators trap and manipulate people online.
* 6 x videos of the steps predators use to trap people.
* 2 x examples of predators targeting and trapping people. (1 example has 3 parts)

Also included are notes on the steps predators use and discussion questions to assist parents and educators.

“Supporting and protecting children online can be a daunting task these days and i understand parents need as much support as possible. I decided the best way to assist would be to create an app that really breaks down what is happening online. i have incorporated all the big issues that we hear about in the media, such as predatory behavior, data retention and bullying,” Kerry said.

Device Requirements:
* iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch
* Requires iOS 8.0 or later
* Universal Application
* 366.1 MB

Pricing and Availability:
Stranger Danger Online 1.3 is just $3.99 is available worldwide through the App Store in the Education category. An Android version is also available.Kerry’s Computer Company
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Kerry’s Computer Company grew from a passion to support and educate people in using technology to the fullest. Since 2003, the company has provided computer services ranging from repairs to one-on-one and group-training and is currently exploring the possibilities of 3D printing. Kerry Hurst has a Bachelor of Information Technology majoring in Ecommerce and is a strong advocate for Child Safety Online. For over 10 years, Kerry has actively raised awareness about the threats young people face on the internet and assisted many parents to effectively manage child safety online. Staying up-to-date with technology is an ongoing challenge for parents. Some find it overwhelming to understand, integrate and address the increasing online threats to their children’s safety. Kerry provides up-to-date information on technology protection to address security threats. Her personable, no-nonsense style guides people across the bridge from confusing technical jargon to a genuine understanding of technology and staying safe online. All Material and Software (C) Copyright 2018 Kerry Hurst. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries. Other trademarks and registered trademarks may be the property of their respective owners.

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