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Parental Controls Screen time Mobile Apps Cyber Safety

New kids' game a playground for predators



Brett Lee knows the red flags for child exploitation better than almost anyone. As a former undercover internet detective, Lee spent countless hours profiling and exposing online predators. 

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Parental Controls Screen time Mobile Apps Cyber Safety

Struggling with Screen/Life Balance? Welcome to the club.

“Looking at this typical day, I wonder how other parents would judge me?”

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Parental Controls Mobile Apps Cyber Safety snapchat

If your child has SnapChat, you need to read this right now

As a shooter rampaged through their school with a semi-automatic weapon, students hiding in lockdown were uploading Snapchat stories to an interactive map - allowing kids around the world to watch the atrocity live.

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Parental Controls Mobile Apps Cyber Safety teen safety

"It’s your right as a parent": digital parenting advice from an ex-undercover detective

Do teenagers deserve privacy online? A former cybercrimes detective shares his view.

Parents are often hesitant to monitor what their teens are doing online. "Isn't it like reading a private diary?" they wonder. "Not in the least," maintains cyber expert and ex-undercover detective Brett Lee. 

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Parental Controls Cyber Safety smartphones

To ban, or not to ban? That is the question.

The national conversation around cyberbullying gathered intensity this week with calls for a total ban on smartphones in schools making front-page headlines across Australia.

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Parental Controls Cyber Safety Social Media

What did you do at school today, darling?

12-year-old Jacob plays trumpet and water polo and still loves to watch cartoons on a Saturday morning. He also messages girls on his sneaky Snapchat account during maths class, and searches for porn at recess - using the BYO device his school has mandated.

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Parental Controls Cyber Safety Social Media facebook

Shooting the Messenger

Experts are hitting the Dislike button on the messenger app Facebook launched last month in a bid to capture the 6- to 12-year-old market. And yes, they insist, it is a market.

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Parental Controls Pornography Cyber Safety Social Media

Pornstar to parents: shame on you!

When a porn star complains she’s sick of teaching kids about sex, maybe it’s time to face the facts about pornography online.

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