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How sharing photos of kids unintentionally helps paedophile platforms

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When parents share photos of their children on Instagram, they usually don’t think about all the people that can potentially see the pictures. Cybercrime experts say these include, above all, paedophiles who secretly steal photos of children and re-upload them on dubious portals – where harmless everyday pictures are placed in a sexual context. Especially during the summer holiday season, these dark networks are likely to be particularly happy about a lot of picture material from beaches and swimming pools. “It is understandable that parents and grandparents want to post photos of their childr…

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