June is Internet Safety Month

June 2, 2016 Jackie 0

With Internet and mobile device usage increasing during the summer months, your BBB® wishes to pass along information about Internet Safety Month from the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) (of which BBB is a partner) and ConnectSafely have teamed up […]

Your Medication Prescriptions are No Secret

March 24, 2016 Michael 0

An article in Consumer Reports tells how our medical information is not as private as many would like. When you fill a prescription, you may assume your medication is between you, the pharmacist, and your doctor. But a surprising number […]

Imposter Scams

February 12, 2016 Amanda 0

Your BBB® continues to hear from consumers, almost daily, regarding a call, email or text from someone claiming that they have computer problems, won a prize or owe money. We want to help spread the word that most of these […]

2016 State of the Phish

February 9, 2016 Michael 0

According to a new report from Wombat Security, phishing attacks against businesses are on the rise. Surveyed Organizations willing to disclose, indicated they have suffered malware infections (42 percent), compromised accounts (22 percent), and loss of data (4 percent). Your […]

Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week 2016

January 27, 2016 Jackie 0

January 24 – 30, 2016 is Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week and your BBB® brings you news about this important week. Tax identity theft occurs when someone files a phony tax return using your personal information to obtain a fraudulent […]

Top Ten Scams of 2015

December 16, 2015 Michael 0

The results are in from the first 10,000 scams reported to the new bbb.org/scamtracker. Here are the top ten scams of 2015 and a few notes on avoiding each one of them. Scam Type                           […]

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, […]