Thursday, June 22, 2017

Notations On Our World (Special Thursday Edition): On Internet Crimes

U.S. Department of Homeland Security US-CERT
National Cyber Awareness System 

Original release date: June 21, 2017

The Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) has released its 2016 Internet Crime Report, describing the numbers and types of cyber crimes reported to IC3. Business Email Compromise (BEC), ransomware attacks, tech support fraud, and extortion are all common schemes
 affecting people in the U.S. and around the world.

US-CERT encourages users to review the 2016 Internet Crime Report for details and refer to 
the US-CERT Security Publication on Ransomware for information on defending against this 
particular threat.  For further information, please visit the URL below:

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