The shift to an online world through e-commerce, social media, and electronic communications has made many things easier — including the ways in which criminals can target you, your money, your family, and your business.
Cybercrime is any criminal activity that is done via computer, the internet, or other electronic means. This can include fraud, theft, extortion, identity theft, harassment, and other types of crime.
It has never been more important to take proactive steps to protect yourself. Criminals are constantly thinking of new ways to commit crime in the cyber world. Take some time to learn and develop good habits to prevent becoming a victim of cybercrime, and report all cybercrimes to police.
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