Prime Minister Julia Gillard has unveiled a new cyber education module as data indicates children face risks on the internet at an increasingly younger age.
The module was developed by McAfee and Life Education Australia and will be aimed at primary school students in Years 3 and 4.
A survey conducted by McAfee reveals one in 20 teenagers have come face-to-face with complete strangers they met online.
Data also shows 69 per cent of teenagers divulge their physical location online, while 28 per cent chat with strangers.
Of those who chat with strangers 18 per cent posted photos of themselves and 12 per cent provided their mobile phone number.Life Education chief executive David Ballhausen said these statistics shocked Ms Gillard.
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