Cybercrime and the Internet

An introduction to cybercrime and internet basics. It includes some guidelines to keeping yourself safe online and where to get help when things don’t go to plan. Recognise scam types, protect your children when they are online, and know where to get help when people post things about you online.


For our latest safety information, see the Be Safe, Feel Safe booklet below.

Scams and fraud

Find out about Internet scams, spam and fraud and how to protect yourself from them. … More

Online child safety

Find out about keeping children safe online and how to contact Police with information about anyone you know who is offending against children. … More

Harmful Digital Communications (HDC)

Find out about the Harmful Digital Communications Act 2015 (the Act) and how it  tackles some of the ways people use technology to cause harm to others. … More

Internet safety

Find out and understand the risks associated with the internet … More


Find out what cybercrime is, including pure cybercrime where computers are the target through to cyber-enabled crime where the technology is used to assist in committing a crime. … More