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What Your Phone Tells Your Rental Car
By: Michael

What Your Phone Tells Your Rental Car

When renting a car, people enjoy navigation, hands-free calls and texts, streaming music and even web browsing. Cars with these features might keep your personal infor...

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SIM Swapping Scams
By: Michael

SIM Swapping Scams

Your BBB® has learned of a type of scam occurring. We wanted to make our readers aware that if your phone stops working, it could just be your battery, or something mu...

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Text Message Fraud Crack Down
By: Michael

Text Message Fraud Crack Down

Your BBB® has reported on many cell phone carriers being fined for unauthorized billing for non-requested text message services. Recently, the FBI and IRS Read More

Some Flashlight Apps Pose Danger to Your Security
By: Tom

Some Flashlight Apps Pose Danger to Your Security

This coming Wednesday is Data Security Day, and we wanted to bring you some information regarding a cyber-security threat that you may have downloaded on your smart ph...

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Your Cell Phone Number and Hackers
By: Amanda

Your Cell Phone Number and Hackers

On the heels of Wednesday’s announced data breach of social media platform Snapchat, your BBB would like to remind you to protect your cell phone number. Read More

Indiana Joins Effort for More Smartphone Security
By: Jason

Indiana Joins Effort for More Smartphone Security

Your Better Business Bureau (BBB) would like to remind you of the importance of keeping your smartphone safe. Many smartphone users conduct banking and other sensitive...

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Protect Your Cell Phone from Bluetooth Hacking
By: Michael

Protect Your Cell Phone from Bluetooth Hacking

As cell phone users turn to Bluetooth technology to talk – hands free - on their phones, hackers are finding ways to exploit it. A process called "bluebugging" uses sp...

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How to Block Spam Texts
By: Michael

How to Block Spam Texts

More than ever, we at the BBB get calls from people reporting unsolicited text messages offering free $100 gift cards and other questionable offerings. Callers want to...

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