Hackers Targeting Online Classes, Showing Vulgar Content

Harin - Jun 29, 2020


Hackers Targeting Online Classes, Showing Vulgar Content

Educators are struggling to deal with cyber-bullying. Hackers are targeting online classes and showing teachers and students vulgar videos.

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, students and teachers around the world have had to switch to distance learning. And educators are struggling to deal with cyber-bullying.

Times of India reports that hackers are targeting online classes and showing teachers and students sexually-explicit videos.

New cases of hackers hacking e-learning classes have appeared in Mumbai, Maharashtra. Reportedly, a class 10 student logged into an e-learning section of class 9 students and posted obscene content.

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New cases of hackers hacking e-learning classes have appeared in Mumbai, Maharashtra.

Meanwhile, in another case, a person who can’t be identified hacked into an online class, sharing vulgar messages. After the incident, the school had to stop online classes for several days.

A student’s parent said that after an online class began, teachers would start checking students’ attendance. Students won’t be allowed to join unless the teacher ensures that everyone is in the class.

A similar case happened during online classes of a prominent school in Kolkata. Hackers logged into lectures. Not only did they play obscene videos nut they also threatened the teachers and students.

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As most schools now switch to online learning, the issue of safety and privacy remains a major point of concern.

In April, a university student from Gujarat filed a complaint to the National Commission for Women after her online class was hacked into by a man. Not only that, but the man was also showing indecent behavior.

As most schools now switch to online learning, the issue of safety and privacy remains a major point of concern.

Cyber experts stated that during the lockdown period, they have received about 100 complaints of sextortion and cyber-bullying. Experts then warned that children should learn and be aware of online predators.

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