Digital Spring Cleaning

April 14, 2016 Jackie 0

Spring is here, and it seems to bring out the urge to clean our living space from top to bottom! Your BBB® and the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) encourage consumers to include their computers and other web-connected devices in […]

New Labels Help Consumers Pick Data Plans

April 13, 2016 Michael 0

On April 4, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) unveiled a new Consumer Broadband Label to help consumers when signing up for home and mobile data plans. Your BBB® would like to pass on this information to consumers. The new labels […]

Emails Containing Malware Target WhatsApp Users

January 15, 2016 Amanda 0

Your BBB® has learned that users of the messaging platform WhatsApp may be the target of a phishing scheme. According to the website Gizmodo.com.au, an email is being sent to consumers that appears to be from WhatsApp. The emails have […]

More Options to Stop Unwanted Cell Calls

January 12, 2016 Michael 0

Consumers Union reports that Aaron Foss, the creator of NomoRobo, plans to roll out an app for iPhone and Android in the coming weeks. Foss’s NomoRobo was the co-winner of the Federal Trade Commission’s 2013 Robocall Challenge. Foss has offered […]

The Ever Present Robo Call

November 19, 2015 Jackie 0

Robo calls are those automated telemarketing calls, which in the past, offered to lower your credit card interest rate. However, recently Tri-State residents are receiving calls offering a free home security system valued at $1500.00. One number being used is […]

What Mobile Apps Know About You

November 17, 2015 Michael 0

According to a recent CBS news article two research reports detail what your apps are finding out about you, and what info they share. A Pew Research Center survey shows apps in the Google Play Store ask for a total […]