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Have you fallen victim to a phishing attack?

The damages caused by falling victim to a phishing attack can range from identity theft to a major loss in financial assets. If you have fallen victim to a phishing attack please read below for further instruction.

Contact local law enforcement – If you have fallen victim to a serious phishing attack, including the loss of personal information or money, it is recommended to immediately file a report with your local law enforcement office.

Tip the FBI – If you have fallen victim to a phishing attack, wish to report cybercriminals, or have additional information regarding a phishing attack, you may tip the FBI of the details or incident.

File a complaint with IC3 – The IC3 is co-sponsored by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the National White Collar Crime Center (NW3C). Complaints filed via this website are processed and may be referred to federal, state, local or international law enforcement or regulatory agencies for possible investigation.

  • For further information regarding the appropriate federal investigative law enforcement agency to contact regarding your issue or to report relating crimes please click here.

Staying Protected against phishing attacks

To prevent most phishing attacks via electronic communications including email messages and websites, it is recommended to use real-time protection security software such as Malwarebytes Anti-Malware, Norton by Symantec, AVG, and others that will restrict most communications between malicious entities.

How to block phishing domain names

There are many solutions to block phishing domain names including using real-time security software such as Malwarebytes Anti-Malware PRO, Norton 360 by Symantec, AVG, and others that will restrict most communications between phishing domain names.

Windows hosts is also a solution to block and restrict domain names used in phishing attacks.

How to block phishing email addresses

There are many solutions to block phishing email messages including real-time security software such as Malwarebytes Anti-Malware PRO, Norton 360 by Symantec, AVG, and others that will block most malicious files contracted from phishing emails.

How to block phishing telephone numbers

To block telephone phishing attacks it is recommended to contact your communications provider for further instructions.