Is Your Pacemaker Secure?

March 16, 2017 Jackie 0

Your BBB® just received an article from Wired magazine that has the scary headline, “Medical Devices Are the Next Security Nightmare,” and we would like to pass along the information to our readers. The short answer is yes, pacemakers, defibrillators, […]

Another IRS Scam Alert!

February 24, 2017 Tom 0

It seems that a day doesn’t go by that we learn of a new twist on the IRS collections scam.  Your BBB® recently received information from the IRS that people who are deaf or hard of hearing are being contacted […]

FTC Announces New ID Theft Report

November 9, 2016 Jackie 0

When your BBB® is out in the community making presentations to groups, there is almost always at least one person who has been the victim of identity theft. For many victims, it is difficult to know what to do first. […]

2.8 Million Samsung Washers Recalled

November 8, 2016 Michael 0

On November 4, 2016 the Consumer Product Safety Commission announced a voluntary recall of 2.8 million top-loading Samsung washing machines because of a risk of impact injuries. Your BBB® offers resolution with product defects. According to CPSC, the top of […]

International Monetary Fund Scam

November 4, 2016 Jackie 0

Your BBB® has just received an alert from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) about scammers impersonating IMF officials. The scam begins with a letter, email, or Facebook post. It tells potential victims to contact the IMF for the issuance of […]

Tips for a Frightfully Safe Halloween

October 27, 2016 Jackie 0

With Halloween around the corner, your BBB® would like to pass along some tips for safe trick-or-treating from the Food & Drug Administration (FDA), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Safe Kids.org, the National Safety Council (NSC), and […]

Facebook Privacy Post Making Rounds Again

October 25, 2016 Amanda 0

Social media continues to grow, and with it, the chances for scams and hoaxes grow as well. Your BBB® has heard about a recent Facebook post that continues to circulate even though it appears to have been debunked several times […]

Fifteen Ways to Save Your Bacon

October 18, 2016 Michael 0

Your BBB® offers many tips to improve online safety. While no one is immune from having their personal information compromised, there are many things we can do to reduce the chances that it happens to us. Below are many things […]