Cybercrime Resources: Before, During, & After

September 12, 2018


Cybercrime Resources: Before, During and After


Cybercrime is crime that involves a computer and the internet or another network. Cybercrime is very common and affects all types of people, including people who rarely use a computer and people who are very familiar with computers. Criminals can steal money, personal information, sensitive photos, and other pieces of information by hacking your computer or intercepting your communications.

Please see below for some of the many resources available to help you protect yourself, prevent and respond to cybercrimes, and recover after a crime has happened. The below resources are reposted from The Cybercrime Support Network at



Protect your accounts before cybercrime happens.
Federal Trade Commission
Google Safety Center
Google Privacy Control
Microsoft Internet Safety and Security Center
AT&T - Digital You
Comcast - Security and Safety
Facebook Help Center
Facebook - Avoid Spam and Scams
Small Business Assessment
Free Security Solution for Home and Work Devices
Access Public WiFi Through a VPN



Use these resources to help respond to a crime.

Comcast – Report Abuse
Federal Trade Commission
Federal Bureau of Investigation - to report a cybercrime - Online Safety
Guía oficial de información y servicios del Gobierno
ebay customer service
Twitter Help Center
Twitter Help Center - My Account Has Been Hacked
Facebook Help Center - How do I report a problem with Facebook?
Facebook - Hacked Accounts
Craigslist Help
Google - Report Abuse and Illegal Activity
Google - Recover a hijacked or stolen Google Account
Microsoft - Report a Scam
Microsoft - Protect Yourself from Piracy
How to Get Sexually Intimate Images Taken Off Social Media
Cyber Exploitation Resources - California and Nationwide



Learn how to clean up after a crime.


Federal Trade Commission - Scam Alerts
Better Businesss Bureau - Scam Alerts
SANS OUCH Newsletter
SANS Tip of the Day

Comcast - Alerts



FTC Offers Advice on How to Avoid and Respond to Ransomware Attacks
Ransomware - What it is and what to do about it
The No More Ransom Project


Incident Response Resources
Guide for Cybersecurity Event Recovery


This information is reposted from The Cybercrime Support Network at The Cybercrime Support Network (CSN) is a public-private, nonprofit collaboration created to meet challenges facing millions of people and businesses affected each and every day by cybercrime.

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