IC3 Issues Internet Crime Report for 2016

2017-06-21T00:00:00
ID CISA:85FDBF7A9D279D59A3F8338831A4D597
Type cisa
Reporter CISA
Modified 2017-06-23T00:00:00

Description

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 and the FBI News Story for details and refer to the US-CERT Security Publication on Ransomware for information on defending against this particular threat.

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