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Combating Online Predators

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Chris Hadnagy. Photo: Innocent Lives Foundation

Innocent Lives Foundation is a non profit that uses so-called ethical hackers to try and track down online predators– and turn them over to law enforcement.  

Orlando based founder and CEO Chris Hadnagy says it can be tough for parents to keep up with the latest social media platforms that their kids may be using, or the ways predators may be exploiting those platforms. 

Hadnagy says sometimes the best defence is simply making sure parents are communicating with their children. He joined Intersection to talk about the tools his foundation uses to combat online predators. 

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Matthew Peddie

About Matthew Peddie

Host of WMFE's Intersection & Assistant News Director

Matthew Peddie grew up in New Zealand and studied journalism at the University of Western Ontario. After graduating with an MA in Journalism he returned to Christchurch, working as a reporter for Radio Live and Radio New Zealand. He’s reported live from the scene of earthquakes, criminal trials and rugby ... Read Full Bio »