National Cyber Awareness System
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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: