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Social Security Disability and Phishing
By: Amanda
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Social Security Disability and Phishing

It seems that scammers leave no stone unturned, and they will even use the application process to see if you’ve filed for disability benefits under Social Security.  Y...

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New Phishing Emails Claim to Be from TurboTax
By: Amanda

New Phishing Emails Claim to Be from TurboTax

We’re only about three weeks away from the tax deadline, and as many of you continue to prep and file your taxes, you may be doing so with the aid of computer software...

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Mortgage Closing Costs Phishing Scam
By: Jackie
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Mortgage Closing Costs Phishing Scam

Just when we thought we had heard it all, your BBB® received an alert from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the National Association of Realtors (NAR) about a mo...

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Phishing Email Targets Square Users
By: Amanda
FYINewsScams

Phishing Email Targets Square Users

Your BBB® wants to make you aware of a new phishing scheme that alleges it is from Read More

2016 State of the Phish
Emails Containing Malware Target WhatsApp Users
By: Amanda

Emails Containing Malware Target WhatsApp Users

Your BBB® has learned that users of the messaging platform WhatsApp may be the target of a phishing scheme. Read More

Farcing, The Latest Form of ID Theft
By: Michael

Farcing, The Latest Form of ID Theft

"Phishing" attempts to get you to disclose personal information via email or telephone. "Smishing" refers to deceptive text messages, and "Vishing" refers to deceptive...

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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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