Dark Side of Cyberspace Images by Michael Nuccitelli, Psy.D.

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Dark Side of Cyberspace Images

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Michael Nuccitelli, Psy.D.

You and I may not feel it, but we are all at the beginning of the Information Age. Like a double edged sword, the advantages and disadvantages of Information and Communications Technology are clear. If someone says to me again, “Dr. Nuccitelli, what do you want us to do, turn off the internet?”, I think I will throw my digital devices out the window. For the record, I love cyberspace and grateful for its many benefits. What I don’t understand is how little is being done to teach children and the rest of society about the dark side of cyberspace and the typologies of iPredator.

At times, it feels like society has buried its head in the sand in relationship to internet safety and cyber attack prevention. It is truly unfortunate that the vast majority of online users do not pay attention to information security and cyber attack prevention until they, their loved ones or wallet are cyber attacked. Not only do I think basic internet safety, Digital Citizenship and how to conduct oneself in cyberspace be taught in schools, but it should be a national priority. For now, the best we can do, for those of us who give a damn, is to encourage awareness.

To achieve this aim, pasted below are twenty images and quotes to help think about how to protect yourself, loved ones and business. All the images are free to download, share and edit for educational purposes. For most devices, simply right click on the image and click “save as” to download to your device. No personal information or email address is required to print out or save. I present you my novice graphic design skills and philosophical ramblings.

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Cyberbullying

“Classic bullying attacks a child’s physical attributes, minority status and vulnerabilities. Cyberbullying does the same, but uses information technology in a relentless manner to devastate a child.”

Michael Nuccitelli, Psy.D.

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Cyberstalker

“In order to become a cyberstalker, one must either feel rejected, angry, powerful or misunderstood.”

Michael Nuccitelli, Psy.D.

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Cyberspace

“If you spend too much time in cyberspace without calm, you are bound to project your insecurities and skewed perceptions upon others.”

Michael Nuccitelli, Psy.D.

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Online Psychopaths

“If an online user is quick to judge, shameless and defines him or herself as an expert before being honored as one; they are quite possibly a psychopath.”

Michael Nuccitelli, Psy.D.

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Dark Side of Cyberspace

“The dark side of cyberspace is the manifestation of, and theatre for, the dark side of human consciousness using information technology as the stage.”

Michael Nuccitelli, Psy.D.

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Cyber Attacks

“For those who spend time, energy and resources cyber attacking others, they are either ideologically driven, cloaking their past or a combination of both.”

Michael Nuccitelli, Psy.D.

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Cybercriminal Minds

“Cyberspace allows our darkest fantasies to be fueled by the likeminded. Once validated, they are one step closer to becoming reality.”

Michael Nuccitelli, Psy.D.

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Cyberbullied

“The cyberbullied child is at a higher risk of harming themselves or others when primary caregivers are ignorant to the power information technology has upon their psyche.”

Michael Nuccitelli, Psy.D.

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Online Predators

“Online predators target children to fulfill deviant fantasies or for child pornography profit. What they fail to realize is that in cyberspace, law enforcement and proactive citizens are waiting to deliver justice.”

Michael Nuccitelli, Psy.D.

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Veil of Anonymity

“Given the veil of anonymity is easily worn in cyberspace, accountability evaporates for the online assailant (aka, iPredator).”

Michael Nuccitelli, Psy.D.

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Information

“Soon, information will become the most lethal & feared weapon. More valuable than diamonds and intoxicating like morphine.”

Michael Nuccitelli, Psy.D.

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Predatory Trolls

“If not dealt with, the predatory type of internet troll will lead judicial systems of all nations to make online defamation a criminal act.”

Michael Nuccitelli, Psy.D.

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Cybercrime

“The Internet of Things (aka, IoT) is just around the corner with cybercrime and privacy being the two greatest digital hurdles for machine-to-machine communications.”

Michael Nuccitelli, Psy.D.

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Online Harassment

“Online harassment is peppered with victim blaming for the target and self-satisfaction for the assailant.”

Michael Nuccitelli, Psy.D.

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Dark Psychology

“Although I thought my Dark Psychology construct involved criminal, deviant and cybercriminal minds, I must now accept that cyberspace has become an extension of human consciousness and a realm for all dark fantasies.”

Michael Nuccitelli, Psy.D.

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Cyber Terrorism

“When information becomes the most lethal & feared weapon, cyber terrorism will be a priority for all nations.”

Michael Nuccitelli, Psy.D.

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Cyberstalking

“Different than online surveillance and monitoring, cyberstalking is fear personified for online users, their loved ones and lifestyle.”

Michael Nuccitelli, Psy.D.

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Cyberstealth

“Cyberstealth is not just one of three criteria used to determine if an online user is an iPredator. It is the digital application of Sun Tzu’s “Art of War” reference to deception.”

Michael Nuccitelli, Psy.D.

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Information Age Wellness

“Mind, body and spirit use to be the triad for the holistic and wellness approach. Now? Information technology is the proverbial new kid on the block.”

Michael Nuccitelli, Psy.D.

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Troll Triad

Troll Triad was originally written to protect myself from character assassination by three adult online users. The Cerebral, Provocateur and Crier archetypes may in fact apply to task functions in all gangstalking and internet troll groups.”

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Michael Nuccitelli, Psy.D.

Michael Nuccitelli, Psy.D. is a NYS licensed psychologist and cyber criminology consultant. He completed his doctoral degree in clinical psychology from Adler University in 1994. In 2010, Dr. Nuccitelli authored the dark side of cyberspace concept known as “iPredator.” In November 2011, he established iPredator Inc., offering educational, investigative, and advisory services involving criminal psychology, cyberstalking, online predators, internet trolls, the dark side of cyberspace and internet safety. Dr. Nuccitelli has worked in the mental health field over the last thirty-plus years and he has volunteered his time helping cyber-attacked victims since 2010. His goal is to reduce victimization, theft, and disparagement from iPredators.

In addition to aiding citizens & disseminating educational content, Dr. Nuccitelli’s mission is to initiate a sustained national educational and awareness internet safety campaign with the help of private, state, and federal agencies. He is always available, at no cost, to interact with online users, professionals, and the media. To invite Dr. Nuccitelli to conduct training, media engagements, educational services, or consultation, please call him at (347) 871-2416 or via email at drnucc@ipredatorinc.com.

“Comfort the Victims, Educate the Ignorant, Conquer the Corrupt.” iPredator Inc.

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iPredator Inc. is a NYS based Information Age Forensics Company founded to provide educational and advisory products & services to online users on cyberbullying, cyber harassment, cyberstalking, cybercrime, internet defamation, cyber terrorism, online sexual predation and cyber deception. Created by a NYS licensed psychologist and forensic psychology consultant, Michael Nuccitelli Psy.D., their goal is to reduce victimization, theft and disparagement from online assailants. In addition to assisting citizens, iPredator Inc.’s mission is to initiate a nationally sustained internet safety and cyber attack prevention educational & awareness campaign with the help of private, state and federal agencies.
New York, New York
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Phone: 347-871-2416

Michael Nuccitelli, Psy.D. – San Bernardino Mass Shooting

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Michael Nuccitelli, Psy.D.-San Bernardino Mass Shooting

Listen to Michael Nuccitelli Psy.D. as he is interviewed on America Now with Meghan McCain regarding the San Bernardino Mass Shooting on December 2, 2015. On December 3, 2015, Dr. Nuccitelli was interviewed by Meghan McCain during her three-hour national radio broadcast discussing the San Bernardino Shooting tragedy. As you will hear during this brief interview, Ms. McCain asks Dr. Nuccitelli provocative questions surrounding the husband and wife team who brutally murdered fourteen people and wounded twenty-one.

Although the assailant couple, Syed Rizwan Farook and Tashfeen Malik, pledged their allegiance to an Islamic State leader on Facebook, authorities were not prepared to conclude this travesty was a terrorist attack or workplace related at the time of this show. In response to Ms. McCain’s question regarding the ability of terrorist groups to use social media as an influential tactic for motivating other terrorists, Dr. Nuccitelli affirmed her query. Concurring with Ms. McCain, Michael Nuccitelli Psy.D. strongly suspects the San Bernardino Mass Shooting at the Inland Regional Center was an act of terrorism and not simply an act of workplace violence. Dr. Nuccitelli would like to say Thank you to America Now with Meghan McCain for inviting him to be their guest. To listen to his interview with Ms. McCain, simply click on the radio image here.

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Dr. Nuccitelli presents his belief that cyberspace is becoming, or already is, an extension of cyberspace. He strongly believes that cyberspace has effects upon the human mind not yet explained by modern science. For those interested in learning a little about what Dr. Nuccitelli is referring to, it is recommended to Goggle the terms Reality-Virtuality Continuum, Disinhibition Effect and the works of Carl Jung. If the San Bernardino shooters were influenced by their online activities, Dr. Nuccitelli believes his two iPredator sub-constructs, iPredator Bridge and ODDOR were involved.

Since the beginning of human civilization, ideology has driven people to commit atrocious acts of violence. In the Information Age, the seeds of militant ideology are easily nourished. Once a person or group of people are validated in their extreme views, the probability of implementing their violent plans grows exponentially. For a yet to be determined reason, cyberspace has an uncanny ability to speak to the dark side of human consciousness. Living in the Information Age, Cyber Terrorism and iPredators will become permanent fixtures of the human experience. With each passing year, homeland security must focus on cyber attack prevention.

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Michael Nuccitelli, Psy.D.

Michael Nuccitelli, Psy.D. is a NYS licensed psychologist and cyber criminology consultant. He completed his doctoral degree in clinical psychology from Adler University in 1994. In 2010, Dr. Nuccitelli authored the dark side of cyberspace concept known as “iPredator.” In November 2011, he established iPredator Inc., offering educational, investigative, and advisory services involving criminal psychology, cyberstalking, online predators, internet trolls, the dark side of cyberspace and internet safety. Dr. Nuccitelli has worked in the mental health field over the last thirty-plus years and he has volunteered his time helping cyber-attacked victims since 2010. His goal is to reduce victimization, theft, and disparagement from iPredators.

In addition to aiding citizens & disseminating educational content, Dr. Nuccitelli’s mission is to initiate a sustained national educational and awareness internet safety campaign with the help of private, state, and federal agencies. He is always available, at no cost, to interact with online users, professionals, and the media. To invite Dr. Nuccitelli to conduct training, media engagements, educational services, or consultation, please call him at (347) 871-2416 or via email at drnucc@ipredatorinc.com.

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iPredator Inc. is a NYS based Information Age Forensics Company founded to provide educational and advisory products & services to online users on cyberbullying, cyber harassment, cyberstalking, cybercrime, internet defamation, cyber terrorism, online sexual predation and cyber deception. Created by a NYS licensed psychologist and forensic psychology consultant, Michael Nuccitelli Psy.D., their goal is to reduce victimization, theft and disparagement from online assailants. In addition to assisting citizens, iPredator Inc.’s mission is to initiate a nationally sustained internet safety and cyber attack prevention educational & awareness campaign with the help of private, state and federal agencies.
New York, New York
US
Phone: 347-871-2416

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Michael Nuccitelli, Psy.D., Olga Vera, Ph.D. and iPredator

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Michael Nuccitelli, Psy.D., Olga Vera, Ph.D. and iPredator

The Story Behind the Story with A. True Ott

Internet Radio Interview

Show Description: Join internet radio show host, A. True Ott, Ph.D. of the “The Story Behind the Story” on Friday October 23, 2015 as he interviews the author of the iPredator construct, Michael Nuccitelli, Psy.D. and Olga Vera, Ph.D. of the University of Colorado Boulder. The topics covered include the underpinnings of Dr. Nuccitelli’s iPredator theory, his iPredator sub-construct ODDOR (Offline Distress Dictates Online Response) and the impact of the Information Age upon teens, young adults and college students.

Date/Time: Friday October 23, 2015 (10pm-12am EST, 8pm-10pm MST, 7pm-9pm PST). To listen at a later date, the show is available by clicking on the radio image here. As of October 29, 2015, the first hour is available to listen to with the second hour to follow.

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ODDOR

Offline Distress Dictates Online Response (ODDOR) is a sub-tenet of iPredator, which posits that offline psychological functioning directly influences one’s online interactions. Whether someone is an online assailant, cyber attack target or both, ODDOR does not discriminate. ODDOR postulates that temporary and long-standing psychological states can significantly taint an online user’s behaviors and interpretations. Perceptually isolated, ignorance of the existence of ODDOR and experiencing atypical affective and cognitive states increases the probability of being targeted by an online assailant. In addition to being at a greater risk of being cyber attacked, ODDOR influences an online user to partake in destructive and self-destructive online activities.

If a person is self-aware and reasonably healthy, their levels of ODDOR are less likely to become problematic. Just as self-awareness acts as a buffer between mental health and dysfunction, the same holds true for ODDOR. An online user’s risks of engaging in destructive and self-destructive behaviors are greatly diminished by monitoring one’s attitude before and during ICT usage. The ODDOR factors online users must be mindful of include

  • Using ICT in an altered state of consciousness.
  • Using ICT with an amplified sense of optimism or fatalism
  • Using ICT to explore deviant or dark internal fantasies.
  • Using ICT in a heightened state of distress, anger or carelessness.
  • Using ICT with a medical condition that impacts intellectual functioning.
  • Using ICT during affective states that are isolation or rejection themed.
  • Using ICT during interpersonal conflicts and environmental stress.

ODDOR has minimal impact when an online user is cognizant of how others can misinterpret their perceptual biases and color the information they aggregate, disseminate and exchange. ODDOR poses a minimal risk when an online user’s faculties responsible for self-preservation are functioning properly in all online environments.

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Olga Vera, Ph.D.

Olga Vera, Ph.D. is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist in the state of Colorado with over 22 years of experience working in a variety of settings in the mental health field serving as an administrator, professor, trainer, and clinician.  Dr. Vera is presently the director of Faculty and Staff Assistance Program and the Chair of the Behavioral Intervention Team for the University of Colorado at Boulder and has a thriving clinical practice in Boulder Colorado.  Dr. Vera served as the President for the International EAP Association and is currently the President Elect for the Colorado Psychological Association.

Dr, Vera is considered a trauma expert in the field of psychology. Dr. Vera specializes in trauma informed treatment and the development of trauma informed care and clinical practices. Dr. Vera assists organizations and educational institutions to develop researched based solutions to improve the health of individuals, organizations, and systems.

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Michael Nuccitelli, Psy.D.

Michael Nuccitelli, Psy.D. is a NYS licensed psychologist and cyber criminology consultant. He completed his doctoral degree in clinical psychology from Adler University in 1994. In 2010, Dr. Nuccitelli authored the dark side of cyberspace concept known as “iPredator.” In November 2011, he established iPredator Inc., offering educational, investigative, and advisory services involving criminal psychology, cyberstalking, online predators, internet trolls, the dark side of cyberspace and internet safety. Dr. Nuccitelli has worked in the mental health field over the last thirty-plus years and he has volunteered his time helping cyber-attacked victims since 2010. His goal is to reduce victimization, theft, and disparagement from iPredators.

In addition to aiding citizens & disseminating educational content, Dr. Nuccitelli’s mission is to initiate a sustained national educational and awareness internet safety campaign with the help of private, state, and federal agencies. He is always available, at no cost, to interact with online users, professionals, and the media. To invite Dr. Nuccitelli to conduct training, media engagements, educational services, or consultation, please call him at (347) 871-2416 or via email at drnucc@ipredatorinc.com.

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iPredator Inc. is a NYS based Information Age Forensics Company founded to provide educational and advisory products & services to online users on cyberbullying, cyber harassment, cyberstalking, cybercrime, internet defamation, cyber terrorism, online sexual predation and cyber deception. Created by a NYS licensed psychologist and forensic psychology consultant, Michael Nuccitelli Psy.D., their goal is to reduce victimization, theft and disparagement from online assailants. In addition to assisting citizens, iPredator Inc.’s mission is to initiate a nationally sustained internet safety and cyber attack prevention educational & awareness campaign with the help of private, state and federal agencies.
New York, New York
US
Phone: 347-871-2416

JonBenet Ramsey – Her Last Christmas & Cold Case Homicide

 

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JonBenet Ramsey-Cold Case Homicide Q & A

In early April 2015, I had the honor of interviewing my friend and associate, Laurence L. Smith, M.S. about his recently published book addressing the unsolved murder of JonBenet Ramsey in 1996. “The Last Christmas of JonBenet Ramsey” is a methodical and exceptional manuscript chronicling the last days of JonBenet and the investigation that followed. Laurence Smith and his profiling skills truly speaks to the Dark Psychology of human consciousness. Pasted in Q & A format are several question and answers from my interview.

Michael Nuccitelli, Psy.D. | Given the amount of material and books written about the JonBenet Ramsey case, how does your book become a definitive account of this case, including the naming of her killer?

Laurence L. Smith, M.S. | A great question. This case demanded a multi-dimensional perspective, especially psychologically. All of the published material written or spoken via the media about this case involved people who were journalists, novelists, law enforcement personnel, and others not having a sufficient psychology background to grasp the psycho-dynamics of the case to make an astute analysis. Other than the early publication of Dr. Cyril Wecht’s book, few resources were comprehensive.

Michael Nuccitelli, Psy.D. | Because police and media members often zero in one or two so-called ‘persons of interest’, how wide of a net did you cast to include as many viable suspects as possible?

Laurence L. Smith, M.S. | I devoted an entire chapter to placing a hypothetical intruder in a scenario to see how viable a suspect he should be. I also devote an entire chapter to placing various psychopathology criminal types in scenarios to see if any appear to be the most viable or likely killer of JonBenet.

Michael Nuccitelli, Psy.D. | How about Ramsey family members, how in-depth did you go in examining their viability for being responsible for JonBenet’s death?

Laurence L. Smith, M.S. | John, Patsy, along with sons Burke, and John Andrew Ramsey Jr. were exhaustively analyzed for any possible role in her death, with a definitive finding for each. (Daughter, Melinda Ramsey, was in Georgia working as a nurse at the time of JonBenet’s death.)

Michael Nuccitelli, Psy.D. | Because of the crime scene and forensics there were many in the media and in Boulder law enforcement who believed JonBenet’s murder was either a botched robbery, kidnapping, or the result of a pedophile. How did you reconcile this seeming dilemma?

Laurence L. Smith, M.S. | Realizing the contradictory actions, if any of these criminal types had been involved, I came to see that this was a non-focused crime and that the murder of JonBenet was essentially a cover-up.

Michael Nuccitelli, Psy. D. | How did you arrive at a motive for JonBenet’s murder?

Laurence Smith, M.S. | There wasn’t really a motive as one generally views a motive in a murder case, but rather a murder out of perceived necessity as a cover-up.

Michael Nuccitelli, Psy. D. | How long do think the entire killing scenario was?

Laurence L. Smith, M.S. | Creating a more realistic time-line than the one police were working with, I believe at least 3 or 4 hours were consumed in the overall crime, including its staging and writing of the innocuously worded ransom letter.

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Michael Nuccitelli, Psy. D. | Re-known FBI profiler John Douglas told the media and television viewers that he believed the crime scene appeared staged. At what point did you formulate a definitive analysis as to what type of criminal type the individual was who murdered JonBenet?

Laurence L. Smith, M.S. | Even prior to Mr. Douglas’s statement I had come to see the crime as one that was amateurishly staged and carried out, as if it were a seminal occurrence for this type of crime by the perpetrator, thus eliminating career criminal types or individuals having a criminal record.

Michael Nuccitelli, Psy. D. | In boldly stating that your book is a definitive account of who murdered JonBenet how can you state that so unequivocally?

Laurence L. Smith, M.S. | I believe that once one reads my book and sees the effort made to thoroughly examine suspects and suspect types who remotely could be considered viable as the murderer, overwhelming evidentiary material and circumstances will clearly show who the murderer is.

Michael Nuccitelli, Psy. D. | Given that there is no statute of limitations on murder and this case remaining officially open, do you ever see this murder case being resolved and officially closed?

Laurence L. Smith, M.S. | Unfortunately Dr., this case will remain open interminably, lest someone associated with the murderer or has direct knowledge of the murderous events makes an official statement naming the murderer, which is more than highly unlikely.

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Laurence L. Smith, M.S.

Laurence L. Smith, M.S. is a past member of American Psychotherapy Association who now devotes his time to consulting or testifying in major criminal trials. He obtained his M.S. Degree in criminal psychology from the University of Chicago in 1996 and has since been in the psychology milieu in various capacities, including psychotherapist, clinician, counselor, and corporate consultant.

“The Last Christmas of JonBenet Ramsey” is Laurence L. Smith’s initial foray into authoring a non-fiction true crime book. This book purports to show how 6-year old celebrity child, JonBenet Ramsey, came to be murdered on Christmas day, 1996 in Boulder, Colorado. In the process, naming whom her killer was in a case where her murder heretofore officially remains unsolved. This aptly titled book is a definitive account of how situational circumstances led to her death by her killer. A murder described by Laurence L. Smith, M.S. as a non-focused killing. To purchase his book, visit his website at http://www.laurencelsmith.com/

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Michael Nuccitelli, Psy.D.

Michael Nuccitelli, Psy.D. is a NYS licensed psychologist and cyber criminology consultant. He completed his doctoral degree in clinical psychology from Adler University in 1994. In 2010, Dr. Nuccitelli authored the dark side of cyberspace concept known as “iPredator.” In November 2011, he established iPredator Inc., offering educational, investigative, and advisory services involving criminal psychology, cyberstalking, online predators, internet trolls, the dark side of cyberspace and internet safety. Dr. Nuccitelli has worked in the mental health field over the last thirty-plus years and he has volunteered his time helping cyber-attacked victims since 2010. His goal is to reduce victimization, theft, and disparagement from iPredators.

In addition to aiding citizens & disseminating educational content, Dr. Nuccitelli’s mission is to initiate a sustained national educational and awareness internet safety campaign with the help of private, state, and federal agencies. He is always available, at no cost, to interact with online users, professionals, and the media. To invite Dr. Nuccitelli to conduct training, media engagements, educational services, or consultation, please call him at (347) 871-2416 or via email at drnucc@ipredatorinc.com.

God Bless JonBenet Ramsey

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iPredator Inc. is a NYS based Internet Safety Company founded to provide educational and advisory products & services to online users on cyberbullying, cyber harassment, cyberstalking, cybercrime, internet defamation and online sexual predation. Created by a NYS licensed psychologist and forensic psychology consultant, Michael Nuccitelli Psy.D., their goal is to reduce victimization, theft and disparagement from online assailants. In addition to assisting citizens, iPredator Inc.’s mission is to initiate a nationally sustained internet safety and cyber attack prevention educational & awareness campaign with the help of private, state and federal agencies.
New York, New York
US
Phone: 347-871-2416

Dark Psychology – Blog Version by Michael Nuccitelli, Psy.D.

 Dark Psychology Blog Version

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Michael Nuccitelli, Psy.D.

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Dark Psychology includes all criminal and deviant behaviors committed upon other innocent victims. Although many people are intrigued by the discussion of the serial killer and psychopath, the vast majority of predators hunting human prey are not engaged in murder or sexual deviance. If this writer were to make an estimate, he would put the percentage of human predators at roughly 70% of the total pool of people who are out to victimize others, but who are not involved in murder or sexual deviance. The remaining 30% are the most dangerous because they seek physical human contact.

This writer has constructed what he believes is a sound theory of the human predator. Dark Psychology assumes what lives within all of us is a potential reservoir of violent malicious energy. All human aggressive and hostile dysfunctional behavior lies on a continuum of purposiveness defined by this writer as the Dark Continuum. Most of these behaviors lie somewhere on the Dark Continuum with most being in the category of subtle, mild and with fleeting thoughts and minor shortfalls. The reality though is Dark Psychology is a universal phenomenon, and there is no dispute all of us, at times in our lives, have had at least thoughts of sheer violence and predatory fantasies.

The difference is the vast majority of humanity has never acted upon those thoughts. The reason is that we have a low Dark Factor equation compared to the predators. The Dark Factor is the realm, place and potential that exists in all of us and is part of the human condition. This concept is one of the more abstract terms of Dark Psychology, because it is so hard to illustrate via the written expression. For criminal and deviant people, their Dark Factor is elevated; influencing them to move in a direction towards what many define as evil and this writer defines as a trajectory accelerating towards the Dark Singularity.

“It is the individual who is not interested in his fellow men who has the greatest difficulties in life and provides the greatest injury to others. It is from among such individuals that all human failures spring.” Alfred Adler [1870-1937]

Alfred Adler’s theories were a powerful influence in this writer’s creation of Dark Psychology. He strongly adheres to Adler’s philosophy that behavior is purposive. The only slight philosophical divergence from Adler is this writer’s belief that all behavior is 99% purposive. He holds the remaining 1% as being within the realm of the black hole of the Dark Singularity. The black hole of the singularity is the area of evil that the predator comes close to, but never reaches.

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Dark Singularity

The Dark Singularity is the potential in all of us to behave as a predator, hunting human prey completely and utterly devoid of purpose. This writer also strongly subscribes to Adler’s theory of subjective processing. Dark Psychology and the human predator have a highly distorted perceptual filtering mechanism. For them, it is no longer about being compassionate and kind. Their subjective processing colors all of their thoughts, emotions and perceptions with blackness and venom.

At some point in the development of the human predator, he/she actuates his thoughts and feelings and starts down the long road of what contemporary criminologist call psychopathy. Within time, their subjective processing filter becomes divorced from experiencing remorse. They come to perceive that the victimization of others is deserved by those who are too naive to protect themselves.

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Dark Factor

Given that, a large portion of human development surrounds social acceptance, the predator somehow moves into the arena where his/her Dark Factor becomes an active force fueling an urge for the destruction of others. Once touched by the realm of psychopathy, he has entered the point of no return. Just as light cannot escape a black hole, the human predator cannot escape the path towards the Dark Singularity. Interviews conducted by forensic profilers and research scientists with convicted notorious psychopaths have proven the theory of accelerated movement towards the Dark Singularity.

Some believe, this accelerated trajectory to victimize others is more similar to what has been called a compulsive dependency theory. Although this writer agrees with the compulsive dependency hypothesis of increased needs by human predators to victimize others, Dark Psychology assumes these needs can become needless and less purposive.

Not only have psychopaths divulged a perception of experiencing a sense that their evil acts accelerate in frequency, but also their experience of acting as predator takes on an addictive quality. Using cosmology once again as a metaphor for Dark Psychology, the closer matter approaches a black hole, the faster mass accelerates and can never swing away from the black hole’s awesome gravity. Interviews with psychopaths almost exactly mimic this universal law of astrophysics.

As society moves further into what is defined as the Information Age filled with digital technology and cyberspace, Dark Psychology and its impact on humanity will be tested at greater rates. Given the veil of anonymity cyberspace offers all humanity, the question remains is if the nefarious aspects living within all of us will recognize there is a realm of free reign called the digital universe. Dark Psychology is the study of the chasm within us all, which only the few enter, and even fewer ever exit. Without a natural predator to cause humans to rally, we prey upon one another.

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Michael Nuccitelli, Psy.D.

Michael Nuccitelli, Psy.D. is a NYS licensed psychologist and cyber criminology consultant. He completed his doctoral degree in clinical psychology from Adler University in 1994. In 2010, Dr. Nuccitelli authored the dark side of cyberspace concept known as “iPredator.” In November 2011, he established iPredator Inc., offering educational, investigative, and advisory services involving criminal psychology, cyberstalking, online predators, internet trolls, the dark side of cyberspace and internet safety. Dr. Nuccitelli has worked in the mental health field over the last thirty-plus years and he has volunteered his time helping cyber-attacked victims since 2010. His goal is to reduce victimization, theft, and disparagement from iPredators.

In addition to aiding citizens & disseminating educational content, Dr. Nuccitelli’s mission is to initiate a sustained national educational and awareness internet safety campaign with the help of private, state, and federal agencies. He is always available, at no cost, to interact with online users, professionals, and the media. To invite Dr. Nuccitelli to conduct training, media engagements, educational services, or consultation, please call him at (347) 871-2416 or via email at drnucc@ipredatorinc.com.

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iPredator Inc. is a NYS based Information Age Forensics Company founded to provide educational and advisory products & services to online users on cyberbullying, cyber harassment, cyberstalking, cybercrime, internet defamation, cyber terrorism, online sexual predation and cyber deception. Created by a NYS licensed psychologist and forensic psychology consultant, Michael Nuccitelli Psy.D., their goal is to reduce victimization, theft and disparagement from online assailants. In addition to assisting citizens, iPredator Inc.’s mission is to initiate a nationally sustained internet safety and cyber attack prevention educational & awareness campaign with the help of private, state and federal agencies.
New York, New York
US
Phone: 347-871-2416

Troll Man & Cyber Tyger: Free Child Cyber Safety Information

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Troll Man & Cyber Tyger

Free Child Cyber Safety Information

Troll Man and Cyber Tyger are two internet safety character concepts I created a couple years ago to teach young children (K-5) basic internet safety skills. Having many other priorities in launching iPredator Inc. and helping online users, Troll Man and Cyber Tyger always remained web pages on our web site with plans to address and then launch them step-by-step. Troll Man and Cyber Tyger are internet safety characters with the goal of one day finding a special graphic designer to create vector images so they could be properly launched to schools, parents and anyone with young children. Troll Man and Cyber Tyger have always been public domain and free to anyone. The goal is to enable Cyber Tyger to become a partner to McGruff the Crime Dog if he is lucky enough. Until then, below you can review and download, at no cost, the web pages and images I created to help educate young children about internet safety and cyber attack prevention.

To download/print any of the web pages linked below, simply click on the print button at the top or bottom of all our website or blog pages. As of December 2014, our Dark Psychology and Dr. Internet Safety blogs have new Troll Man and Cyber Tyger pages. To download images, simply right click on any image and then choose “save as” in your drop down menu. Pasted in this announcement blog post are brief definitions of Troll Man and Cyber Tyger, their web page links and then a brief biography of our NYS internet safety company, iPredator Inc. Our contact details are pasted below and as Cyber Tyger always shouts,

Take a Megabyte out of Cybercrime!

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CYBER TYGER

Cyber Tyger (aka, Cybr Tygrrr!) is a young white tiger superhero who protects young kids online (K-5). Cyber Tyger helps protect kids from cyberbullies and the dangers of cyberspace. When he was born, the doctors used digital technology to help his mother’s birth, which gave him super cyber powers. Cyber Tyger and his adversaries, including his archenemy Troll Man, were originally conceived in 2011 to educate young kids about internet safety and cyber attack prevention. Cyber Tyger and Troll Man were designed to introduce internet safety concepts to young children (K-5).

TROLL MAN

Troll Man (aka, Trollman) is a pediatric internet safety super villain, internet safety character, online scoundrel and enemy of the internet safety superhero, Cyber Tyger, who protects young children (K-5). Cyber Tyger and his adversaries, including Troll Man’s profile, were originally conceived in 2011 as a means to educate young children about internet safety and cyber attack prevention. As a Cyborg with digital powers, Troll Man travels through cyberspace cheating, lying and stealing from online users. Troll Man and Cyber Tyger were designed to introduce internet safety concepts to young children (K-5).

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TROLL MAN & CYBER TYGER PAGES

  • Cyber Tyger-Internet Safety Super Villain for Kids-2015
  • Visit Dark Psychology to read about Dr. Nuccitelli’s Cyber Tyger pediatric internet safety super hero character 2015 updates for young children.
  • https://darkpsychology.co/cyber-tyger-2015/
  • Troll Man-Internet Safety Super Villain for Kids-2015
  • Visit Dark Psychology to read about Dr. Nuccitelli’s Troll Man pediatric internet safety super villain character 2015 updates for young children.
  • https://darkpsychology.co/troll-man-trollman/
  • Troll Man vs. Cyber Tyger-Internet Safety for Kids
  • Visit Dark Psychology to read or download, at no cost, about internet safety for kid’s characters, Cyber Tyger and Troll Man by Michael Nuccitelli, Psy.D.
  • https://darkpsychology.co/troll-man-cyber-tyger/
  • Troll Man-Pediatric Internet Safety Super Villain-2015
  • Visit Dr. Internet Safety to read about Dr. Nuccitelli’s Troll Man pediatric internet safety super villain character 2015 updates for young children.
  • https://drinternetsafety.com/troll-man-trollman/
  • Cyber Tyger-Pediatric Internet Safety Super Hero-2015
  • Visit Dr. Internet Safety to read about Dr. Nuccitelli’s Cyber Tyger pediatric internet safety super hero character 2015 updates for young children.
  • https://drinternetsafety.com/cyber-tyger-2015/
  • Troll Man vs. Cyber Tyger-Child Internet Safety Characters
  • Visit Dr. Internet Safety to read or download, at no cost, about internet safety for kid’s mascots, Cyber Tyger and Troll Man by Michael Nuccitelli, Psy.D.
  • https://drinternetsafety.com/troll-man-vs-cyber-tyger/

Visit Dark Psychology or Dr. Internet Safety to download, at no cost, iPredator's internet safety for kids characters, Troll Man and Cyber Tyger.

  • Troll Man-Internet Safety for Kids-What is Troll Man
  • Visit iPredator’s Troll Man webpage to review or download, at no cost, information about the pediatric internet troll super villain called Troll Man.
  • https://www.ipredator.co/troll-man/
  • Cyber Tyger-Pediatric Internet Safety Super Hero
  • Visit iPredator’s Cyber Tyger webpage to review or download, at no cost, information about the pediatric internet safety super hero called Cyber Tyger.
  • https://www.ipredator.co/cyber-tyger/
  • Cyber Tyger and Troll Man | Internet Safety for Kids
  • Visit iPredator to read or download, at no cost, about internet safety for kid’s characters, Cyber Tyger and Troll Man by Michael Nuccitelli, Psy.D.
  • https://www.ipredator.co/cyber-tyger-and-troll-man/

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PSA DISCLAIMER

iPredator Inc.’s internet safety themed content and images are public domain, free to download and does not require attribution. However, iPredator Inc. does not allow plagiarism or claims that parties other than iPredator Inc. are the authors. All concepts, constructs and commercial products offered at our websites, sister blogs and social networking sites are protected by copyright. Everything we disseminate is public domain and free to use, but not to profit from by stating you are the intellectual property owner. In the age of Copyright and Patent Trolls, it is unfortunate we have to state this claim.

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Michael Nuccitelli, Psy.D.

Michael Nuccitelli, Psy.D. is a NYS licensed psychologist and cyber criminology consultant. He completed his doctoral degree in clinical psychology from Adler University in 1994. In 2010, Dr. Nuccitelli authored the dark side of cyberspace concept known as “iPredator.” In November 2011, he established iPredator Inc., offering educational, investigative, and advisory services involving criminal psychology, cyberstalking, online predators, internet trolls, the dark side of cyberspace and internet safety. Dr. Nuccitelli has worked in the mental health field over the last thirty-plus years and he has volunteered his time helping cyber-attacked victims since 2010. His goal is to reduce victimization, theft, and disparagement from iPredators.

In addition to aiding citizens & disseminating educational content, Dr. Nuccitelli’s mission is to initiate a sustained national educational and awareness internet safety campaign with the help of private, state, and federal agencies. He is always available, at no cost, to interact with online users, professionals, and the media. To invite Dr. Nuccitelli to conduct training, media engagements, educational services, or consultation, please call him at (347) 871-2416 or via email at drnucc@ipredatorinc.com.

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Take a Megabyte out of Cybercrime!

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iPredator Inc. is a NYS based Information Age Forensics Company founded to provide educational and advisory products & services to online users on cyberbullying, cyber harassment, cyberstalking, cybercrime, internet defamation, cyber terrorism, online sexual predation and cyber deception. Created by a NYS licensed psychologist and forensic psychology consultant, Michael Nuccitelli Psy.D., their goal is to reduce victimization, theft and disparagement from online assailants. In addition to assisting citizens, iPredator Inc.’s mission is to initiate a nationally sustained internet safety and cyber attack prevention educational & awareness campaign with the help of private, state and federal agencies.
New York, New York
US
Phone: 347-871-2416

 

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