The Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) has received an increase in the number of Business Email Compromise (BEC) complaints requesting victims purchase gift cards.
Cybercriminals Utilize Social Engineering Techniques To Obtain Employee Credentials To Conduct Payroll Diversion
The IC3 has received complaints reporting cybercriminals are targeting the online payroll accounts of employees
IC3 has produced Scam Alerts advising the public of an ongoing telephone scam in which callers purport to be an employee of a major software company
Warning: Ransomware being used to intimidate victims into paying a fine to “unlock” their computers.
More Than 280,000 Complaints of Online Criminal Activity Reported in 2012