The warning signs that your child is being affected by cybercrime may not be obvious. Pay close attention to small changes in their behavior.
If you answered yes to any of these questions, it is important that you investigate the situation further by speaking with your child. If you think that your child has been affected by a cybercrime you should report the incident immediately using the information below, then visit the appropriate incident page for further steps to recover and reinforce your child’s cybersecurity.
If you or someone you know is in immediate danger, please call 911 right away!
Visit our individual incident sections for detailed information and resources on various types of cybercrime that can affect anyone, at any age.
Resources for Parents and Children
By taking a few basic precautions you can help your child defend themselves against cybercrime. Listed below are some simple preventive measures that everyone can implement to be more secure online:
By taking a few basic precautions you can help your teen defend themselves against cybercrime. Listed below are some simple preventive measures that you and your teen can implement to be more secure online:
Parents of Teens:
By taking a few basic precautions you can defend yourself against cybercrime. Listed below are some simple preventive measures that everyone can implement to be more secure online: