AARP BLACKSBURG

Chapter # 2613

Serving the New River Valley Since 1976

 

Following a presentation by an active FBI agent at our March member meeting, the agent offered some additional advice as follows:

Here are links to additional resources to help with online questions.

 

–      www.connectsafely.org/seniors - good resource for online safety.  Easy to understand user guides for applications

–      www.staysafeonline.org – an information website from the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) with lots of tips and resources

–      www.stopthinkconnect.org – a global online safety awareness campaign to help all digital citizens stay safer and more secure online

 

Reporting Cyber crimes

The Internet Crime Complaint Center, or IC3, gives the public a way to report suspected Internet crimes. Since its beginning in 2003, the IC3 has collected more than 3 million complaints — from small to significant dollar losses

–      File a complaint online at http://www.ic3.gov/

–      IC3 will thoroughly review your complaint and may share information with the appropriate federal, state, local, or international law enforcement or regulatory agencies for criminal, civil, or administrative action

FBI Cyber Tips

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