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IRS Warns Against an IRS/FBI Ransomware Phishing Attack
By: Andrew Erk

IRS Warns Against an IRS/FBI Ransomware Phishing Attack

Your BBB was made aware of a large phishing scam that is taking place across the United States. Scammers are using the logos of both the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) and Internal Revenue ...

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Ransomware Threat Growing Larger and More Costly
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By: Michael

Ransomware Threat Growing Larger and More Costly

Your BBB® is hearing from more people having their computers held hostage due to ransomware. Ransomware is the process where your computer is locked in such a way that...

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Look It’s Your ISP or Maybe Not
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By: Michael

Look It’s Your ISP or Maybe Not

Your BBB® is receiving calls daily from people who are having their important computer files held for ransom. Our advice is to never believe any pop-up messages on the...

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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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Beware of Ransomware Purporting to Be From the FBI
By: Amanda

Beware of Ransomware Purporting to Be From the FBI

Your BBB has been hearing from consumers about a version of malware called “Ransomware” that is purporting to be from the FBI.  Typically, ransomware is installed whil...

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First Spyware, Then Malware, Now Ransomware?
By: Michael

First Spyware, Then Malware, Now Ransomware?

You have probably heard the terms spyware and malware, but what about ransomware? Reveton, a new form of ransomware, lures the victim to a website, where the ransomwar...

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