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Web sites containing examples and information about hoaxes, identity theft, phishing, online fraud and other cyber scams[Back to Top]
419 Coalition Website
General information on 419 scams, statistics on advance fee fraud and country specific reporting instructions.
Anti-Phishing Working Group
Our mission is to provide a resource for information on the problem and solutions for phishing and email fraud.
Artists Against 419
We are an international community of individuals dedicated to fighting advance fee "419" fraud and other online scams.
Computer Crime Research Centre
Daily updated news about computer crimes, Internet fraud and cyber-terrorism.
Federal Trade Commission: Your National Resource About ID Theft
This web site is a one-stop national resource to learn about the crime of identity theft. It provides detailed information to help you Deter, Detect, and Defend against identity theft.
Fraud recognition and prevention education, fraud victim advocacy and law enforcement support.
Fraud, Phishing and Financial Misdeeds
This blog primarily is a resource to educate people on identity theft, but it also covers all the various schemes, such as bank (credit and check) fraud, counterfeiting, corporate fraud, organized crime in relation to financial crimes, consumer fraud, insurance fraud, tax fraud, pharming and phishing. The crimes frequently mutate and have become borderless because of the Internet. Learn to protect yourself by becoming AWARE.
A forum for the counselling and support of victims who have fallen victim to fraud, to improve awareness of Internet fraud and scams amongst our users and the general public, to co-operate with law enforcement agencies wherever possible to help victims report their cases of fraud, and also additionally to thwart fraudulent schemes in progress whenever and wherever possible, using every resource available to bring fraudsters and scammers to justice.
FraudWatch International combines anti-phishing education, monitoring and detection services, and preventative software solutions to consumers and corporate clients.
The Internet is an increasingly important place to work, play and learn for both adults and children. At the same time, we are concerned about the risks we face online. The challenge is to stay "one-click" ahead of would-be pornographers, hackers, child-predators and those who would misuse your and your child's sensitive information. GetNetWise can help.
Stay informed about the latest email hoaxes and scams by subscribing to the Hoax-Slayer Newsletter.
In addition to describing hoaxes and chain letters found on the Internet, we will discuss how to recognise hoaxes, what to do about them, and some of the history of hoaxes on the Internet.
London Metropolitan Police Service - Fraud Alert
The Fraud Alert pages have been set up in conjunction with the Economic and Specialist Crime OCU as a resource to assist in combating specific types of fraud, and to prevent you becoming a victim of crime, through the prevention advice and disruption activity.
Looks To Good To Be True.com
This website was developed to arm you with information so you don't fall victim to these Internet scam artists.
millersmiles.co.uk - The web's dedicated anti - phishing service, Phishing, Email Scam, Spoof, Fraud.
.NExT Web Security Services
Serving International Law Enforcement, Investigators and Anti-scam Specialists. Fighting 419 (Nigerian Advanced Fee Fraud) and other Internet scams.
OnGuardOnline.gov provides practical tips from the federal government and the technology industry to help you be on guard against Internet fraud, secure your computer, and protect your personal information.
Internet ScamBusters Helps You Protect Yourself From Clever Scams -- Online and Offline...
Scam Victims United
Scam Victims United offers support and resources to victims through message groups and networking with other victims. This provides for a safe environment in which they can share their stories with other who have been through the same experience without worry of blame or judgment.
A comprehensive archive of advance fee fraud (419 Scam) letters as well as e-mail addresses, phone numbers and names used by 419 scammers.
Web sites with information on the prevention and removal of malicious software including viruses, spyware, adware and trojans[Back to Top]
Anti-Spyware Coalition (ASC)
The Anti-Spyware Coalition (ASC) is a group dedicated to building a consensus about definitions and best practices in the debate surrounding spyware and other potentially unwanted technologies.
Bleeping Computer: Computer Help and Discussion
A free web based community and discussion forum for answering Computer Help, Security, and Technical questions asked by the Novice Computer User.
eicar - European Institute for Computer Antivirus Research
eicar combines universities, industry and media plus technical, security and legal experts from civil and military government and law enforcement as well as privacy protection organisations whose objectives are to unite non-commercial efforts against writing and proliferation of malicious code like computer viruses or Trojan Horses, and, against computer crime, fraud and the misuse of computers or networks, inclusive malicious exploitation of personnel data, based on a code of conduct.
Step-by-Step visual guides for cleaning and preventing Malware for those new to Online Security.
A website and forum dedicated to helping people regain control of their computers.
Leading the Pack for Malware Protection and Cleanup.
Removing Spyware For Free - Your Guide To PC Security
Removing spyware for free. The Web's most up to date methods in fighting Spam, Spyware, Viruses, Trojans, Phishing, and identity theft.
SpywareGuide is the leading public reference site for spyware and greynet research, details about spyware, adware and greynet applications and their behaviors, all compiled in an extensive updated database.
Information about spyware and how to guard your privacy.
Spyware Removal News
Your source for Spyware removal, Malware removal and other Computer Security News and Articles.
Waging the war against spyware. Here you'll find a wealth of resources to help you fight spyware and adware.
StopBadware.org is a "Neighborhood Watch" campaign aimed at fighting badware.
This page contains a collection of information about entries that may appear in important parts of the Microsoft Windows registry. So if you need to check whether a process in your startup is legitimate, look no further than SysInfo.org.
U-M Virus Busters
The University of Michigan Virus Busters are a group of Information Technology Central Services staff members at the University of Michigan (U-M). We are dedicated to assisting the U-M community with the control and prevention of computer viruses.
Web sites with information on battling, preventing and reporting spam[Back to Top]
Project to stop Unsolicited Bulk E-mail.
BreakTheChain.org - Stop Junk E-Mail and Misinformation
BreakTheChain.org is your source for common-sense evaluations of e-mail chain letters, helpful tips and advice.
BestPrac.Org is an anti-spam organization aiming to stop spam globally.
Coalition Against Unsolicited Commercial Email
CAUCE, The Coalition Against Unsolicited Commercial Email is an ad hoc, all volunteer organization, created by Netizens to advocate for a legislative solution to the problem of UCE (a/k/a "spam").
FTC - SPAM
The Federal Trade Commission's web site on spam email.
A software company based in Yokohama, Japan. They specialise in solutions to address spam and online fraud.
KnujOn is a multi-tiered response to Internet threats, specifically email-based threats. The success of this project is based on the cooperative efforts of business, government, law enforcement, security professionals, consumers, and average citizens. Knujon is a meeting point for all parties who wish to make the Internet a safer place. This multi-purpose e-fraud tool has significantly reduced junk mail traffic to various users and on the Internet in general. As more networks begin using KnujOn spam, phishing, and other threats will become issues of the past.
Network Abuse Clearinghouse
The Network Abuse Clearinghouse is intended to help the Internet community to report and control network abuse and abusive users. Since the best place to report abusive activity varies from one system to another, we're trying to keep a master database of reporting addresses for users throughout the net to use.
Help Stamp Out Spam! Anti-junk mail filters, IP blocking, blacklists, other boycott tools to keep the net useful for everyone.
The SpamCon Foundation protects email as a viable communication and commerce medium by supporting measures to reduce the amount of unsolicited email that crosses private networks, while ensuring that valid email reaches its destination.
Spamhaus tracks the Internet's Spammers, Spam Gangs and Spam Services, provides dependable real-time anti-spam protection for Internet networks, and works with Law Enforcement to identify and pursue spammers worldwide.
Spam Laws: Legislation related to unsolicited e-mail
This is a collection of information about spam and other email abuses.
Spam Stock Tracker
Tracking penny stocks, hot stock tips and other stock scams coming from SPAM can be fun!
Web sites covering several topics including viruses, spyware, fraud, hacking, spam, hoaxes, scams, online security, etc.[Back to Top]
Cyber Criminals Most Wanted
Internet Safety, Cyber Crime Awareness, Prevention, and Safety including cyber-terrorism, viruses, security, hoaxes, fraud, hackers, cyber-stalking, identity theft, Internet privacy, and more. Suitable for each and every family member and employee.
Cybercrime.org.za is an awareness portal intended for informational purposes. The site provides access to relevant and trusted local and international resources aimed at educating individuals at all levels. The site also features help for reporting suspected activities. Cybercrime.org.za is an ICT community-powered social initiative, born out of the needs identified over this past decade for pooling resources to address ICT challenges in South Africa and Africa-at-large...
Cyber Law Enforcement.com
The Cyber Law Enforcement Organization is a network of law enforcement officers, who specialize in cyber crime investigation, training other law enforcement officers and assist cyber crime victims online.
Cyber Top Cops Articles: The Latest In Cyber Security
Our very own blog containing informative articles to help you stay up to date with the latest developments in cyber security.
Gladiator Security Forum (GSF)
Security News, Firewalls, Antivirus, AntiTrojan and Spyware.
internet 101: surfing safely
A committee of police forces, led by the RCMP, created and maintains this website, a collection of safety tips, helpful presentations and links to further police-approved resources to help kids and parents surf safely (plus cool games!).
Sophos: Security information
Learn more about viruses, spam, Trojans, hoaxes, spyware and adware.
Kids Online: Protecting Your Children in Cyberspace.
Stay Safe Online: National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA)
Stay Safe Online provides free and non-technical cyber security and safety resources to the public, so consumers, small businesses and educators have the know how to avoid cyber crime.
United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT)
The United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) is a partnership between the Department of Homeland Security and the public and private sectors. Established in 2003 to protect the nation's Internet infrastructure, US-CERT coordinates defence against and responses to cyber attacks across the nation.
All-inclusive, free resource focusing on Internet safety, help and education for Internet users of all ages; providing information and solutions to online safety issues such as identity theft, scams, fraud, child pornography, cyber-stalking, cyber-bullying, hacking, phishing, spyware and viruses.