Cybercrime

Cybercrime

Make your password strong
 
New resolutions for 2024? Secure your digital life with strong passwords. With our prevention campaign "Make your password strong" we give you helpful tips.
My data stays with me
 
The publication of personal data exposes and discredits those affected. It is therefore important that everyone protects themselves from being spied on.
In addition to the security authorities, every individual can also help to protect their data. This starts with a secure password.
Was sie beim Online Banking mittels PIN/TAN - Verfahren zu Ihrem Schutz tun können
Beim Job-Scamming kopieren bzw. verfälschen Täter Webseiten von tatsächlich existierenden Unternehmen und erstellen gefälschte Stellenanzeigen im Internet.
The right technical settings
 
Here you will find important technical tips.
Fraud on the net
 
Deceptively genuine! How to protect yourself from online fake stores - not just on Black Friday.
Digital attacks and sexual assaults
 
Criminals threaten to publish compromising videos or photos of their victims during a chat or by email. The perpetrators thus reach the most personal area of the victim's life.
Prevention tips for parents, children and young people
Mean words, insults and slander in the virtual world are on the rise.
Hate speech on the net
 
Hate posts on social media platforms are consistently prosecuted instead of just being deleted. The "Prosecute instead of just deleting" initiative takes perpetrators out of anonymity in order to counter racist propaganda. Together with the public prosecutor's office in Cologne (ZAC NRW), the NRW po...
Cyberattacks on companies
 
Cyberangriffe mittels Ransomware stellen herausragende Bedrohungen für unsere Gesellschaft dar. Informationstechnische Systeme werden verschlüsselt, sensible Daten unter Umständen veröffentlicht und hohe Lösegelder gefordert. 
Neun von zehn Unternehmen sind bereits von Angriffen auf ihre Netzwerke betroffen. Zu diesem Ergebnis kommt eine kürzlich veröffentlichte Bitkom-Studie.
Bei der Betrugsmasche versuchen Täter, entscheidungsbefugte Personen in Unternehmen zu manipulieren.
Cyberattacken auf Unternehmen nehmen zu. Es geht um Geld und Macht. Prävention und Beratung durch das LKA.
Cybercrime Competence Center
in the LKA NRW
Um der wachsenden Herausforderung dieser Form der Kriminalität adäquat zu begegnen, wurde im Jahr 2011 das Cybercrime-Kompetenzzentrum im Landeskriminalamt Nordrhein Westfalen eingerichtet.
Statistics
 
Short-time work, quarantine, the childcare situation, working from home and other pandemic-related adjustments meant that large parts of the population spent significantly more time using online services. Many businesses were only able to offer their goods and services online at times. This also had...
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