Cybercrime victims often do not go to the police. They do not know how to act in that situation, how to initiate an investigation; they lose time.
In this section, you can learn what you need to do if a computer offence has been committed against your data or property.
What do I do, if
- Funds have been stolen from a remote banking system
- Trojan.Encoder has encrypted files
- Trojan.Winlock has blocked Windows
Law enforcement authorities need your formal complaint (i.e., a legal reason) to initiate a criminal case against intruders. Remember: There may be many victims, but you may be the first one to notice the criminal activity and contact the authorities, in which case, your complaint may lead to the curtailment of the intruders’ activities.