Experience is said to be the best teacher, but it also tends to be a very cruel one. Sometimes, people only learn the lesson when it’s too late. This is usually the case when it comes to breaches in online security. Some people are very quick to give away their trust along with their personal information on the internet, only to find thieves or – worse – murderers waiting at their doorstep the next day. Thankfully, a police officer has found a way to make people – teens, especially, learn the lesson without having to go through it the hard way.
Giving a Whole new Dimension to Lying about one’s age
Darren Laur, 46-year old police staff sergeant from
Teaching a Lesson
Laur uses this fake account to teach the lesson of internet safety to Teenagers. He spoke at a presentation at the
Indeed, Internet security is a sound lesson to teach, especially in this day and age. The teens were lucky that it was Laur they were befriending and not some sick psychopath out to get them. Today, that fake account is still online and no clues were given as to who Laur is on Facebook. He will continue to teach internet security through this method and, with hope, he’ll be able to reach more teens and get them to stop giving away their personal details on Facebook.