Consumers who wish to report a suspected incident of cyber fraud can file a complaint with the Division of Consumer Affairs through the Division's main website or by calling 800-242-5846 (toll-free within New Jersey) or 973-504-6200.
Additional Information for Homes and Businesses:
US-CERT, the U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team, within the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. US-CERT strives for a safer, stronger Internet for all Americans by responding to major incidents, analyzing threats, and exchanging critical cybersecurity information with trusted partners around the world.
OnGuardOnline.gov , managed by the Federal Trade Commission. OnGuardOnline.gov is a partner in the Stop Think Connect campaign, led by the Department of Homeland Security, and part of the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education, led by the National Institute of Standards and Technology.
The New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs offers a Cyber Security Handbook and related resources. The Division also maintains a very active calendar of Consumer Outreach Events.Online Safety for Children:
The Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force was created to help State and local law enforcement agencies enhance their investigative response to offenders who use the Internet, online communication systems, or other computer technology to sexually exploit children. The program is currently composed of 46 regional Task Force agencies and is funded by the United States Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.
The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children offers information about Internet safety for parents at www.NetSmartz411.org or 1-888-NETS-411 (888-638-7411) and for teens and younger children at www.NetSmartz.org.