Online child sex abuse on the rise

Child sexual abuse streamed live over the internet is increasing says the Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre (Ceop) in its annual threat assessment of child sexual exploitation and abuse Last year an increasing number of offenders have been targeting vulnerable families overseas to set up payment for live streaming of children through webcams. In 2012, […]

New CEOP report on child sex abuse and the hidden internet

The Child Exploitation and Online Protection (CEOP) Centre has released new trends in child sex abuse offending. Offenders are using new ways to sexually abuse children such as live streaming and use of the ‘hidden internet’ as set out in its annual Threat Assessment of Child Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (TACSEA). This ‘hidden internet’ takes the form of heavily encrypted forums […]