The FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) published its 2019 Internet Crime Report which stated that cybercrime was behind individual and business losses of $3.5 billion, represented by 467,361 reported complaints received last year. Under the subsection titled: “Reported Complaints,” many individuals and businesses did not report their losses and this dollar amount of losses is under reported. IC3 says that it has received 4,883,231 complaints since its inception in May 2000, with an av
Our friends at the US Federal Bureau of Investigation, Office of Private Sector, has recently provided information to private sector partners regarding criminals posing as technology support representatives to obtain personal and financial information.
The culprits gain the trust from victims by impersonating a representative from a legitimate or an illegitimate technology company. They mislead the victims by offering computer services to resolve a range of computer security and operations issu
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