Surprising Cyber Security Facts

October 29, 2015 Michael 0

99% of computers are vulnerable to software exploits. 68% of funds lost as a result of a cyber-attack were declared unrecoverable. More than 600,000 Facebook accounts are compromised every single day! 59% of employees steal company data when they quit, […]

Tech Support Company Settles FTC Charges

October 28, 2015 Jackie 0

Your BBB has just heard some good news for consumers. According to a Press Release from the FTC, “the operators of an alleged tech support scam agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that they tricked consumers into paying millions […]

2015 National Cyber Security Awareness Month

October 22, 2015 Jackie 0

During this month of October, your BBB joins more than 400 universities, colleges, businesses, government agencies and associations to promote the 12th annual National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM). National Cyber Security Awareness Month is sponsored by the Department of […]

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Medicare Scare

October 21, 2015 Michael 0

With the dramatic increase over the last year of callers claiming to be either the IRS or U.S. Department of Treasury, Your BBB cautions consumers to be on alert for potential schemes targeting seniors during Medicare’s open enrollment period, from […]

Spooky Fun is Around the Corner. Are You Ready?

October 16, 2015 Amanda 0

Your BBB® wants to remind you that Halloween is only two weeks away. Have you decorated, bought candy and picked out your costume? This year, according to the National Retail Federation, over 157 million people will celebrate by spending around […]

FTC Updates Guide to Buying a Franchise

October 14, 2015 Jackie 0

You’re looking for a business opportunity and are considering a franchise, but where to begin? Your BBB® has learned that the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently updated its publication “A Consumer’s Guide to Buying a Franchise” which will help answer […]

Know Before You Owe

October 13, 2015 Michael 0

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) on October 3rd, 2015 implemented a new rule replacing four mortgage disclosure forms with two new ones, the Loan Estimate and the Closing Disclosure. Your BBB works daily to educate consumers and businesses on […]