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  1. Analysts find 15 times as much child sexual abuse material on web as a decade ago

    Analysts are finding 15 times as much child sexual abuse material on the internet as they were 10 years ago, leaving them battling a "tidal wave of criminal material".

  2. New tool to help children prevent nude images from being shared on internet

    Children who are worried that nude pictures and videos may end up online will be able to report the material to help prevent it from being uploaded in the future.

  3. The net is closing on child sexual abuse images

    Each day, a team of analysts faces a seemingly endless mountain of horrors. The team of 21, who work at the Internet Watch Foundation’s office in Cambridgeshire, spend hours trawling through images and videos containing child sexual abuse.

  4. A New System Is Helping Crack Down on Child Sex Abuse Images

    WIRED on IWF's new IntelliGrade tool. There are 150 child sexual abuse laws around the world. Now, metadata is making it easier for countries to work together.

  5. 'These images are a crime scene … it's massive for us to find the child'

    Isobel has been working throughout lockdown. With her colleagues in the Internet Watch Foundation (IWF) analyst room in Cambridge she has been responding to a rising number of tipoffs from the public that child abuse images are circulating online. The work is gruelling.

  6. How sick predators are forcing kids into recording their own sex abuse videos while their parents sit downstairs unaware

    With cuddly toys scattered around her, schoolgirl Becky fixes her eyes on the screen in front of her as she's directed to perform a series of sickening sexual acts by vile paedophiles.

  7. 'It’s an arms race’: the tech teams trying to outpace paedophiles online

    Predators are often early adopters of technology,” says Sarah Smith, chief technology officer at the Internet Watch Foundation (IWF), a UK child abuse hotline. “It’s an arms race, we have to be constantly horizon-scanning.”

  8. Child abuse: Warning of siblings being groomed online

    Criminals and paedophiles are trying to groom and exploit young siblings as part of an emerging trend of online sexual abuse, experts have warned.

  9. Children as young as three are being tricked into vile sex abuse with their brothers and sisters by online predators

    A YOUNG girl, aged between 11 and 13, playfully picks up her little sister and holds her naked body up to the camera.

  10. Omegle: 'I'm being used as sex-baiting bot' on video chat site

    Michael was 14 when he first went on to the video chat site Omegle. He'd heard about it at school and was intrigued by its notorious reputation for unpredictable and weird encounters.

  11. More young girls coerced into filming own sexual abuse, experts warn

    Online sexual predators are increasingly coercing young girls into filming their own sexual abuse, internet safety experts have warned.

  12. New tool for under-18s to report nude photos of themselves online

    Under-18s who want nude pictures or videos of themselves removed from the internet can now report the images through an online tool.