- York County CyberSecurity
- Report a Cybersecurity Concern
Report a Cybersecurity Concern
There are various groups that can help, depending on your worry or potential threat. To find out where to go, refer to the list of organizations and information about them below.
If you or someone else are in immediate danger, call 911.
Concerned That Your Data Has Been Compromised?
If you think your data has been compromised, here are some steps you can take:
- Place a fraud alert on your credit file by contacting one of the three credit bureaus (NOTE: you only need to contact one; the one contacted must notify the other two):
- Equifax: 1-800-525-6285
- Experian: 1-888-397-3742
- TransUnion: 1-800-680-7289
- Contact your financial institutions (e.g., bank or credit union, credit card company, etc.). In most cases, these institutions will place a fraud alert or note on your account at no charge. Some also offer a free service to text or alert you if there is a charge to your account over a certain limit.
- Immediately change any passwords and/or user names associated with your accounts.
- Contact the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) at 1-800-908-4490 or www.irs.gov to obtain an Identity Theft Affidavit (Form 14039). Fax the completed form to 1-855-807-5720 or mail it to: Internal Revenue Service, P.O. Box 9039, Andover, MA 01810-0939.
Be sure to periodically review your credit report for inquiries from a company that you have not contacted, accounts you did not open, and debts on your accounts that you cannot explain.
NOTE: Federal law allows you to obtain a free copy of your credit report every 12 months from each credit reporting company.
Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
If you feel that you or someone you know has been ripped-off, conned, or scammed; utilize the Federal Trade Commission's Fraud Report Page.
The mission of the FTC is to protect "consumers and competition by preventing anticompetitive, deceptive, and unfair business practices through law enforcement, advocacy, and education without unduly burdening legitimate business activity."
Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3)
If you think you have been the victim of an Internet crime or if you want to file on behalf of another person you believe has been a victim, contact the FBI's Internet Crime Complaint Center.
The mission of the IC3 is to "provide the public with a reliable and convenient reporting mechanism to submit information to the Federal Bureau of Investigation concerning suspected Internet-facilitated criminal activity and to develop effective alliances with law enforcement and industry partners. Information is analyzed and disseminated for investigative and intelligence purposes to law enforcement and for public awareness."
United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT)
If you believe you have received a phishing email or visited a phishing website, forward the email or address to firstname.lastname@example.org. If you suspect a computer or network vulnerability, visit www.us-cert.gov/report or call 1-888-282-0870.
Created in 2003, the United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team is "responsible for analyzing and reducing cyber threats and vulnerabilities, disseminating cyber threat warning information, and coordinating incident response activities."
To help reduce the number of spam calls you receive, add all your phone numbers to available no-call lists:
- National Do Not Call Registry
- Pennsylvania Do Not Call List
- Contact your phone company for additional help and options blocking unwanted calls:
Email York County CyberSecurity to contact York County if you believe data, systems, or services maintained by York County are at risk.
"Cybersecurity is our shared responsibility."