Technological abuse

Technological abuse

Technological abuse is using modern technology to perpetrators ways to stalk, isolate and control.

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What is technical abuse

Technology can be used by abusers to harass, threaten, coerce, monitor, exploit, and violate. victims.

Examples of technology abuse include:

  • Hacking into online accounts and restricting access to accounts or devices
  • Pretending to be the victim online to harass their colleagues, friends and family
  • Sending messages repeatedly through texts, messaging applications or email
  • Monitoring computer, mobile phone software, hidden cameras or GPS tracking.