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 […]

Identity Theft Prevention Tips

October 12, 2015 Susan 0

  Identity theft is a common and growing problem, and once personal information is compromised, the outcomes can be devastating. Information may be compromised by theft of personal documents, phishing for information online, or even convincing phone requests by those […]

Farcing, The Latest Form of ID Theft

August 27, 2015 Michael 0

“Phishing” attempts to get you to disclose personal information via email or telephone. “Smishing” refers to deceptive text messages, and “Vishing” refers to deceptive voicemails. Your BBB® is receiving a dramatic increase of calls concerning the use of Social Media […]

Stop! In the Name of Calls

August 17, 2015 Michael 1

Your BBB® receives calls hourly from frustrated consumers who are tired of unwanted phone calls. A new app for both iOS and android called “Fake-A-Fax” claims to help reduce the thousands of robocalls generated each minute. The app allows you […]

Protect Yourself from Online Spying

August 12, 2015 Michael 0

Your BBB® receives many inquiries from persons concerned about both online and offline privacy. The Electronic Freedom Foundation (EFF) has released a plugin for Firefox and Google chrome web browsers that says it will protect you from online spying. The […]