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Microsoft Takes Action Against World’s Largest Online Criminal Network

What is a botnet? A botnet is a network of internet-connected, malware-infected devices that can be used to commit cyberattacks...
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General CSN

2019 Year In Review

2019 was a year of growth and learning for the Cybercrime Support Network (CSN). The entire team at CSN is...
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Tips

National Caregiver’s Day – Top Scams Affecting Older Adults: How You Can Help

Cybercrime affects every age group. Often, older adults are targeted by scammers for their more established savings, medical benefits, tax...
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Guest Blog

Impostors: Stealing Money, Damaging Lives

Guest blog by AARP They may contact you by phone. Or online. They may even come right to your front...
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General CSN

#RedHeartsRedFlags Twitter Chat Recap

Thank you to all of those who participated in yesterday’s Twitter chat, #RedHeartsRedFlags! It was our biggest chat yet; with...
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Guest Blog

The Epidemic of Romance Fraud

By Steve Baker, International Investigations Specialist, Better Business Bureau What is romance fraud?  Scammers create fake profiles, often using stolen...
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Tips

#RedHeartsRedFlags – Romance Scams, Young Adults

Applications like Tinder, Bumble, Grindr, and Hinge are popular dating platforms for young adults! While these apps can be a...
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#RedHeartsRedFlags – Romance Scams, Older Adults

Online dating is a great way to meet people and often leads to love, but what happens when the person...
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#RedHeartsRedFlags Warning Signs of a Romance Scam

Romance scams can strike anyone at any age. In 2018, romance scams accounted for the second-highest financial loss reported to...
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Identity Theft

It’s Tax Identity Theft Week, but it’s more than just a week! It’s important to stay vigilant and protect your...
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General CSN

National Compliment Day – We love our partners and sponsors!

January 24th is National Compliment Day, and we want to take a moment to compliment each of the amazing organizations...
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Tips

Travel Scams

There are a million things to think about while you travel. Unfortunately, you can add scams to the list! Scammers...
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General CSN

Law Enforcement & Cybercrime Recovery

Today is National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day! At The Cybercrime Support Network (CSN), we have so many incredible law enforcement...
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Press Release

Aspen Tech Policy Hub Teams up with Cybercrime Support Network to Centralize Online Crime and Fraud Reporting

The collaboration will leverage research and a prototype form developed by members of the inaugural class of Aspen Tech Policy...
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General CSN

CSN’s New Year’s Resolutions

2019 was a great year for The Cybercrime Support Network (CSN). Valuable resources were added to FraudSupport.org, our 211 cybercrime...
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Guest Blog

Is Your Holiday Gift Spying on You?

Introduction to a blog originally published by NordVPN If your device has a microphone or a camera and plugs directly...
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Guest Blog

Santa’s Favorite VPN

Introduction to a blog originally published by NordVPN With millions of toys to deliver, Santa Claus does quite a bit...
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#GivingTuesday: What you need to know about charity scams

Giving Tuesday comes every year on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving. It’s a day dedicated to charitable giving and a great...
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Guest Blog

Holiday Gift Guide

Introduction to a blog originally published by NordVPN Looking for the perfect present? This holiday season, get your loved ones...
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Black Friday and Cyber Monday Scams

Thanksgiving week is a wonderful time for family, food, and fun! It’s also the biggest online shopping week of the...
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