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Phishing Scheme Twist
By: Tom

Phishing Scheme Twist

This morning your BBB received an e-mail that was rather suspicious, and stating the following, “Your pending payment was initiated as agreed. Kindly re-confirm your swift code immediately on attac...

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Goodbye Windows XP, But Not So Fast!
By: Michael

Goodbye Windows XP, But Not So Fast!

After twelve years, Microsoft is ending official support for what is perhaps its most popular Windows operating system to date, Windows XP. However, Rather than declin...

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New Malware Scheme
By: Tom

New Malware Scheme

Recently the Tri-State Better Business Bureau has presented information regarding cyber security, and since October is Cyber security month, we have one more tip to pr...

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Phishers At It Again
By: Amanda

Phishers At It Again

has received news of a sophisticated phishing scam purporting to be from Microsoft.  The phishing email uses the trouble Microsoft had in September with their updates—...

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Malware Gets Nastier
By: Tom

Malware Gets Nastier

Your Tri-State Better Business Bureau has learned more information about a piece of ransomware that seems to have been making the rounds since January of this year.  C...

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One in Ten Adults Are Victims of Internet Crime
By: Michael

One in Ten Adults Are Victims of Internet Crime

A new Federal Trade Commission study released last week shows internet crime was experienced by 25.6 million adults - 10.8% of the adult population in 2011. This inclu...

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Who’s Inside Your Computer?
By: Jason

Who’s Inside Your Computer?

We continue to hear from consumers who have received calls claiming that there is something wrong with their computer and the person on the other end offers to help. T...

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Big Brother is Watching, Really…
By: Jackie

Big Brother is Watching, Really…

Did you think the new hit TV show “Person of Interest” is science fiction?  Do you ever wonder why an automated advertisement pops up when you walk by a product in a s...

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