How to Report Illegal Website Hacking

Fill out a "Complaint Assistant" form on the Federal Trade Commission website. Enter the required information into each appropriate field, then click the "Next" button to proceed to the next page of the form. Continue entering the requested information to complete the claim. Although the FTC does not handle individual claims, the information provided will be added to a database for further investigation purposes. Website visitors who notify you of a hacking attempt sent through spam email should forward such emails to Spam@UCE.GOV.

File a complaint with the FBI. Fill out the bureau's "Public Tips and Leads" form by providing your contact information, as well as any information that pertains to the hacking attempt(s). Click the "Submit" button at the bottom of the screen once you have completed the form.

Report the hacking occurrence(s) to the IC3. The Internet Crime Complaint Center provides a complaint form on its website for reporting crimes that occur online. Enter your name, address, telephone number and information on the party or parties you believe have attempted to fraudulently access your website. Include when, how, and why you feel you have been attacked by the hacker as well. Follow the on-screen prompts to complete the form and then submit it.



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Based in Florida, Robert Ceville has been writing electronics-based articles since 2009. He has experience as a professional electronic instrument technician and writes primarily online, focusing on topics in electronics, sound design and herbal alternatives to modern medicine. He is pursuing an Associate of Science in information technology from Florida State College of Jacksonville.