Each day we turn to the Internet to find answers to our questions, perform our banking, and run our businesses. We enter our personal information without a blink of the eye. But what happens when that information gets into the wrong hands?
The FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) logged 301,501 complaints involving Internet crime, totaling over $1,418.7 million in losses from 2013 to 2017. These complaints ranged from business email compromise to ransomware, tech support fraud, phishing and extortion. You must always be vigilant when providing personal information online or granting remote access to a computer.