Making Sense of Security

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Making Sense of Security

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Making Sense of Security Resources

 

Federal Trade Commission

https://www.ftc.gov

 

For Individual Consumers

Complaints about fraud, scams, phishing, identity theft, unwanted telemarketing, credit or debt issues, or other unfair business practices may be submitted to 

https://www.ftccomplaintassistant.gov

 

Headquarters

Federal Trade Commission
600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20580
Telephone: (202) 326-2222

 

Identity Theft

https://www.identitytheft.gov

 

Warning Signs of Identity Theft

https://www.identitytheft.gov/Warning-Signs-of-Identity-Theft

 

When Information Is Lost or Exposed

https://www.identitytheft.gov/Info-Lost-or-Stolen

 

Equifax

https://www.equifax.com/personal/

 

Transunion

https://www.transunion.com

 

Experian

https://www.experian.com

 

Free Annual Credit Reports 

www.AnnualCrediReport.com

 

Social Security Administration

https://www.ssa.gov

1-800-772-1213

 

National Do NOT Call Registry

https://www.donotcall.gov

 

Verify Your Registry 

https://www.donotcall.gov/confirm/conf.aspx

 

Better Business Bureau

https://www.bbb.org

 

Federal Bureau of Investigation

https://www.fbi.gov

 

Report Threats and Crime to the FBI

https://www.fbi.gov/tips

IRS

https://www.irs.gov/help/contact-your-local-irs-office

 

Identity Protection: Prevention, Detection and Victim Assistance from the IRS 

https://www.irs.gov/identity-theft-fraud-scams

 


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Local Resources to Contact in the Case of an Event

 

·     State Attorney General

 

·     Personal Bank(s)

 

·     Personal Credit Cards

 

·     Personal Brokerage Firms

 

·     Personal Retirement Plans

 

·     State DMV 

 

·     Insurance Companies: Health, Home, Auto, Cyber Insurance

 

REPORT SCAMS

You may report suspicious activity or communications claiming to be from the Social Security Administration to the Social Security Fraud Hotline.

If you believe you have been a victim of an IRS Impersonation Scam, please report that activity to the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration.

The Federal Trade Commission has many resources to help you report and recover from identity theft, at ftc.gov/idtheft.