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Protect the Press Study
Recent in-depth look at the personal security practices of the working press, charged with covering cyber-security, shows that even the most informed users fail to understand their personal role in securing the cyberspace. Download now »

Presidents Identity Theft Task Force
Combating Identity Theft: A Strategic Plan Download now »

Messaging Anti-Abuse Working Group (MAAWG)
A Look at Consumers' Awareness of Email Security and Practices or "Of Course, I Never Reply to Spam – Except Sometimes" Download now »

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Other Resources

Almost a third of users do nothing to protect online payments
A test conducted by Kaspersky Lab has shown that many users do not know (or know, but do not follow) basic security rules when making online payments or using online banking systems.
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Stop Cyber Bullying
Cyber bullying -- what it is and how to deal with it Read Read more »

Cyber Safety 101
Tips and links on cyber safety Read more »

Cyber Bullying Research Center
Examples, cases, laws, articles, and studies on cyber bullying Read more »

Internet Tips for Kids
Web safety hints and tips for kids and teens Read more »

Make a Difference for Kids
promoting awareness and prevention of cyber bullying and suicide through
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Tips from Oak-Land Jr. High School research
Links to online kid safety from students at Oak-Land Jr. High School Read more »

Internet Crime Complaint Center
Online crime statistics broken down by state Read more »

Federal Bureau of Investigation
FBI Computer Crime Survey Read more »

Federal Trade Commission
Stay educated with a free e-card that teaches computer users how to avoid phishing scams. View card »

National Strategy to Secure Cyberspace
From the White House, this document identifies steps that state and local governments, private companies and organizations, and individual Americans can take to improve the country’s cyber security. Download now »

Federal Bureau of Investigation
The latest scams and warnings Read more »

National Cyber-Forensics & Training Alliance
NCFTA was established in 2002 as an extension of the Pittsburgh High Tech Crimes Task Force, a team of federal, state and local law enforcement officials. Read more »

U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team
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 defense against and responses to cyber attacks across the nation. Read more »

National Cyber Security Alliance
The NCSA provides knowledge and tools to help prevent cyber crime and attacks. Read more »

Provides practical tips from the federal government and the technology industry to help computers users to be on guard against Internet fraud. Read more »

Scambusters shows examples of e-card scams. Read more » explains how to safely send and receive e-cards. Read more »

Greeting Card Association
The GCA explains how to safely retrieve an e-card from a card publisher’s site. Read more »

Real People.
Real Scam Stories.
Real People. real StoriesI had just been fired from my job when I saw an ad on a local classified website that said "help wanted" for a job "processing online ads". The ad indicated that there were only a few positions available…

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