Department of Homeland Security
Report Cyber Incidents
1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC, 20229-0002
Distance: 392 Miles
Collects and reports on cyber incidents, phishing, malware and other vulnerabilities.
A cyber incident is the violation of an explicit or implied security policy.
Some types of activity include:
* Attempts to gain unauthorized access to a system or its data
* Unwanted disruption or denial of service
* The unauthorized use of a system for processing or storing data
* Changes to system hardware, firmware, or software characteristics without the owner's knowledge, instruction or consent
Department of Homeland Security (DHS) works with other federal agencies to help educate people about computer security.
Learn how to secure a web browser
Use online tools to report different forms of online fraud:
* Computer security was violated
* Attempt to steal personal information or password
Report malware and vulnerabilities by email: email@example.com
Traveler Contact Center: 8:00am - 10:00pm, Monday-Friday
9:00am - 7:00pm, Weekends/Holidays (Eastern Time)
|To Report Suspicious Activity||(800) 232-5378||spells (800) BE-ALERT|
|Toll Free||(877) 272-5511|
|Traveler Contact Center||(866) 289-9673|
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FN-1700.1470-330Internet Fraud Reporting Definition
Programs that provide a hotline or other mechanisms that consumers and businesses can use to report the activities of individuals who are committing fraud over the Internet. The same scams that have been conducted by telephone and mail can be found on the Internet including unsolicited emails requesting donations for various bogus charitable causes; requests for confidential financial information which seemingly come from major commercial financial institutions, law enforcement agencies or other recognizable sources; "cybershopping" or auction sites which advertise merchandise or collectibles that are never sent or are not as described; phony investment deals and cases involving securities fraud. Reports may be filed by Internet fraud victims or by people who have information about individuals they know to be perpetrating these types of scams.
FN-1700.1530Cybercrime Reporting Definition
Programs that provide a hotline or other mechanisms that people can use to anonymously report cases in which computers, laptops, tablets, mobile phones or other personal devices have been or are being used to commit a crime such as distribution of child pornography; cyberstalking or harassment; unauthorized interception of communications; intellectual property violations; or illegally accessing other computer systems to alter, destroy or steal data; intercept and disclose confidential information; plant spyware, ransomware or other forms of malware; launch denial of service attacks; or engage in phishing, financial theft or other activities that are illegal.
TL-6000National Security Organizations Definition
Government agencies, independent organizations, advisory bodies and other groups that are responsible for formulating and/or carrying out policies that protect the internal security of their country. Included are organizations that are involved in developing defense policy, gathering and evaluating foreign intelligence, planning and implementing counterintelligence activities or coordinating and/or overseeing the intelligence/counterintelligence activities of other entities.