ransomware- holding your data hostage

Ransomware: Holding Your Data Hostage

December 21, 2016 Jackie 0

Your BBB® has written about the topic of ransomware before, but a new study by IBM Security, “Ransomware: How Consumers and Businesses Value Their Data,” sheds more light on its impact. According to the News Release announcing the study, the […]

Shop Small for Big Savings This Saturday

November 22, 2016 Jackie 0

Saturday, November 26, 2016 is the 7th annual Small Business Saturday celebration.  The Council of Better Business Bureaus (CBBB) and your BBB support this event.  The purpose is to help small businesses get more exposure during one of the biggest […]

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 […]