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Website Security Resources

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DETER: The following online resources provide information on different scams/threats involved in identity theft and cybercime.

Federal Bureau of Investigation E-Scams and Warnings
http://www.fbi.gov/cyberinvest/escams.htm

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) Phishing Alerts
http://www.fdic.gov/consumers/consumer/alerts/phishing.html

Better Business Bureau Identity Theft Prevention
http://www.bbbonline.org/IDTheft/

United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team—Phishing Education and Prevention
http://www.us-cert.gov/nav/report_phishing.html


DETECT:
The Fair Credit Reporting Act requires any consumer to receive a free copy of his/her credit report, at his/her request, once every 12 months. Beware of credit-monitoring companies that offer a “free” credit report for a monthly fee.

Annual Credit Report
https://www.annualcreditreport.com/cra/index.jsp

Opt Out of Preapproved Unsolicited Credit Card Offers
https://www.optoutprescreen.com/?rf=t

National Do Not Call Registry
https://www.donotcall.gov/


DEFEND: If you or someone you know is a victim of identity theft, please visit the following online resources for additional information.

Federal Trade Commission
http://www.ftc.gov/bcp/edu/microsites/idtheft/

Internet Crime Compliant Center IC3
http://www.ic3.gov/default.aspx