Online Safety Tips

The following resources contain safety tips, information, and privacy strategies for survivors on the use of technology. If you are concerned about reaching out to help, here’s a handout on Seeking Help Online: Considerations for Survivors. To talk to someone who can answer your questions and support you, call the following national hotlines:

General Technology Safety

Phone & Computer Surveillance

Cellphones and Computers

Internet of Things & Connected Devices

Online Safety & Privacy

Technology & Sexual Assault

Apps (For smartphones and tablets)


The creation of this toolkit was made possible by US DOJ-OVC Grant #2011-VF-GX-K016. Opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this toolkit are the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of DOJ. 

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