Skip to main content

Virginia Fusion Center


Online Safety – How to Avoid Scams

Your personal information is a valuable commodity. It’s not only the key to your financial identity, but also to your online identity. Knowing how to protect your information — and your identity — is a must in the 21st century.

Visit the FTC Webpage for excellent resources and education about online security, privacy and how to avoid scams.

Holiday Online Shopping Tip – Use Safe Methods for Purchases

Dept. of Homeland Security

Before you make an online purchase this holiday season, make sure you’re using safe methods for your purchases.

Holiday Online Shopping Tip – Shop Through Trusted Sources

Dept. of Homeland Security

Shopping online for gifts this holiday season? Make sure to shop through trusted retailers with these tips.

Holiday Online Shopping Tip – Check Your Devices

Dept. of Homeland Security

Before you begin your holiday shopping, make sure the device you’re using is up-to-date. Get your devices ready with these tips.

FTC Website – Privacy, Identity, and Online Security

A great resource for a plethora of information on online security.


FTC – Current Scams

An up-to-date list of current scams being tracked by the FTC