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Publications

Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) Annual Reports
Internet Crime Complaint Center, Annual

Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity (Executive Order)
White House, February 2013

Trustworthy Cyberspace: Strategic Plan for the Federal Cybersecurity Research and Development Program
National Science and Technology Council, December 2011

P2P File-Sharing: Evaluate the Risks
Federal Trade Commission, September 2011

Securing Your Wireless Network
Federal Trade Commission, September 2011

Fact Sheet: Cybersecurity Legislative Proposal
White House, May 2011

Internet Fraud
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, February 2011

Safe Internet Banking
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, July 2010

Cyber Threats to Mobile Devices
U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team, April 2010

Buying Prescription Medicine Online: A Consumer Safety Guide
Food and Drug Administration, March 2010

Examining the Creation, Distribution, and Function of Malware On-Line
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, March 2010

Spyware
U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team, October 2008

Cybercrime against Businesses, 2005
Bureau of Justices Statistics, September 2008

Banking Securely Online
U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team, 2008

Playing it Safe: Avoiding Online Gaming Risks
U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team, 2008

Recognizing and Avoiding Email Scams
U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team, 2008

Using Wireless Technology Securely
U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team, 2008

Cybercrime: Public and Private Entities Face Challenges in Addressing Cyber Threats
U.S. Government Accountability Office, June 2007

Investigations Involving the Internet and Computer Networks
National Institute of Justice, January 2007

Stop.Think.Click: 7 Practices for Safer Computing
OnGuard Online, 2007

Internet Crime Prevention Tips
Internet Crime Complaint Center, 2006

Internet Crime Schemes
Internet Crime Complaint Center, 2006

Prisoner Access to Interactive Computer Services: Report to the Attorney General
National Institute of Corrections, 1999

Related Resources

Department of Homeland Security (DHS): Cybersecurity
This section of the DHS Web site provides information about cyber threats, how to act against and protect yourself from such threats, and how to promote awareness of cyber security.

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI): Cyber Crime
The FBI works to prevent criminals, sexual predators, and others intent on malicious destruction from using the Internet and online services to steal from, defraud, and otherwise victimize citizens, businesses, and communities.

Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3)
For victims of Internet fraud, IC3 provides a convenient and easy-to-use reporting mechanism that alerts authorities of a suspected criminal or civil violation. For law enforcement and regulatory agencies at all levels, IC3 offers a central repository for complaints related to Internet fraud, works to quantify fraud patterns, and provides timely statistical data of current fraud trends.

LooksToGoodToBeTrue.com
Funded by the United States Postal Inspection Service (USPIS) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), this Web site was built to educate consumers and help prevent them from becoming a victim of an Internet fraud scheme. The Web site was developed and is maintained by a joint federal law enforcement and industry task force.

National Institute of Corrections (NIC)
NIC has developed several training resources that provide information and commentary related to technology, cybercrime, safety, and corrections, as well as incarcerated offenders' use of the Internet while addressing the issues of safety and security:

National Institute of Justice (NIJ)
NIJ is the research, development and evaluation agency of the U.S. Department of Justice. Following are NIJ multimedia resources that focus on the topic of online safety:

National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA)
NTIA is the President's principal adviser on telecommunications and information policy issues, and in this role frequently works with other Executive Branch agencies to develop and present the Administration's position on these issues. Information on Internet safety policies are featured on the NTIA site.

OnGuardOnline.gov
Managed by the Federal Trade Commission, OnGuardOnline.gov is a partner in the Stop Think Connect campaign, led by the Department of Homeland Security, and part of the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education, led by the National Institute of Standards and Technology.

StopFraud.gov: Mass Marketing, Mail, Wire, Telephone and Internet Fraud
The StopFraud.gov Web site provides information on how to protect yourself from different types of financial frauds, including frauds that are committed through the use of the Internet.

U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team (U.S. CERT)
Established in 2003 by the Department of Homeland Security to protect the nation's Internet infrastructure, US-CERT coordinates defense against and responses to cyber attacks across the nation. US-CERT also provides a way for citizens, businesses, and other institutions to communicate and coordinate directly with the United States government about cyber security.

U.S. Department of Justice Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section
This Web site provides information on all forms of Internet crime for law enforcement agencies, policymakers, and the public. Included on this site is information about how to report computer/internet-related crimes.

USA.gov: Internet Fraud
This Web site provides a list of official government online resources to help you report and learn about Internet safety.

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