The FBI’s Internet Computer Crime Center (IC3) is a portal for individuals and companies to report crimes and losses suffered over the Internet.

The FBI keeps track of such crimes to assist victims by providing information about criminal groups and to gather information on a national basis to locate and prosecute those responsible.

Each year,

The FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) recently issued a warning alerting consumers that scammers are using malicious QR Codes to reroute unsuspecting customers to malicious sites to try to steal their data.

Also known as QRishing, [view related post] criminals are taking advantage of our familiarity with QR codes after using them at

The Federal Bureau of Investigations Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) recently issued a public service announcement warning private companies about the increasing numbers of ransomware attacks affecting private industry. According to the warning, “Although state and local governments have been particularly visible targets for ransomware attacks, ransomware actors have also targeted health care organizations, industrial

I haven’t been in the dating scene for decades but I know it sure has changed. Millions of people participate in online dating, and I even know several couples who have found their significant other using online dating platforms. That’s the good news. The bad news is that the Internet is used for bad intentions,

Even though we have reported numerous accounts of ransomware attacks against businesses, according to a recent survey, individuals continue to be the primary target by hackers employing ransomware.

Individual home computers are easy targets for hackers because individuals usually do not invest as much in data security measures as businesses do.

The ransomware surfaces with

This article co-authored with guest blogger David Wang, a R+C summer associate and student at Boston College Law School

Wire fraud crime has long been a problem for financial institutions and banks. However, wire fraud through email is a completely different beast. Originally characterized by law enforcement as an extension of traditional wire fraud, wire