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There have been many examples of cyberstalking
crossing over into real-life stalking.
Attacks on individuals range from identity theft, cyberstalking
and hacking to stealing valuable data, money or photographs.
The book, A Practical Guide to Coping with Cyberstalking
, reveals more than 35 per cent of victims of stalking online suffer post-traumatic stress disorder.
behaviour can be linked to people suffering an online addiction, who increasingly lose touch with the real world because they are tapped into social networks and websites, experts warned.
Dr Emma Short from the Cyberstalking
Research Centre added: "More than 50% of the time, digital abuse is used within domestic violence".
She cited the 2011 case where a woman sued Toyota and Saatchi & Saatchi for $10 million after their cyberstalking
prank allegedly left her in emotional distress.
BOSTON -- A Massachusetts woman who threatened to blow up, torture and castrate Oscar-winning actor Kevin Spacey in what prosecutors called a ''persistent and malevolent'' cyberstalking
campaign has been sentenced to more than four years in prison.
Pakistan does not have a specific law to deal with cyber crimes, particularly cyberstalking
. In the absence of such a law or ordinance, the FIA cannot touch many issues.
Research on stalking and cyberstalking
behaviours address criminal activities that incite fear in a target (e.g., Spitzberg & Cupach, 2007).
Stalking and cyberstalking
are frightening crimes that terrorize victims.
Jackson State University, for example, suddenly found its president the target of a cyberstalking
incident last year from a 20-year-old non-student who was posting threatening messages on his social media page.