- Crimes committed directly against computers and computer systems.
- The use of technology to commit or facilitate the commission of traditional crimes.
A safe and secure online environment enhances trust and confidence and contributes to a stable and productive community. The AFP has a significant role to play in achieving this through its partnerships and proactive and innovative policing.
Scamwatch is run by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC). It provides information to consumers and small businesses about how to recognise, avoid and report scams.
The Stay Smart Online Alert Service is a free subscription based service that provides home users and small to medium enterprises with information on the latest computer network threats and vulnerabilities in simple, non-technical, easy to understand language. It will also provide solutions to help manage these risks.