Recognizing and Preventing Cybercrime

Cybercrime comes in many forms including identity theft, financial fraud, stalking, online bullying, hacking, and more.  At best, cybercrime can cause major inconvenience and annoyance for a victim.  At worst, cybercrime can result in financial ruin or even threaten a victim’s reputation or personal safety.  Click here for tips on recognizing cybercrime.


What if cybercrime has occurred?  By reporting cybercrime to the appropriate authorities, you can play a role in making the Internet safer and more secure for all.  Click here for more information about resources available to you.

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More and more frequently, consumers are using their mobile devices for online banking, payments, and shopping. We can now check our bank account balances, deposit a check using a mobile device’s camera, pay bills, transfer money between friends, and make purchases directly on our mobile devices. However, since these activities require users to provide sensitive personal information such as their names, account numbers, email addresses, and passwords, it is important to weigh the perceived benefits and potential risks associated with mobile payments and banking. CLICK HERE for more information.


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Businesses face significant financial loss when a cyber attack occurs. Cybercriminals often rely on human error – from employees failing to install software patched to clicking on malicious links – to gain access to systems.  From the top leadership to the newest  employee, cybersecurity requires the vigilance of every employee to keep data, customers, and capital safe and secure.  CLICK HERE for tips about staying cyber safe at work.


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