Calls From 559-515-8002

September 30, 2014 Tom 3

Recently we discussed several types of schemes involving consumers receiving phone calls from representatives claiming that they noticed that computers were infected with viruses/malware. As you are aware, we at the BBB® also receive such calls as well, but on […]

Latest News on Zeus Malware

April 16, 2014 Jackie 0

Your BBB has learned that on Friday, April 11, 2014, the U.S. Department of Justice unsealed the indictment against nine alleged members of a global racketeering enterprise and conspiracy. The nine are alleged to have infected thousands of business computers […]

Malware Gets Nastier

October 7, 2013 Tom 0

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.  Computer users are now faced with a new piece of ransomware called cryptolocker.  […]

Who’s Inside Your Computer?

April 19, 2013 Jason 0

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. The consumer receives a call from someone they don’t know (often […]

Cybercrime Losses Exceed $100 Billion

September 11, 2012 Michael 0

According to Symantec’s 2012 Norton Cybercrime Report PDF, worldwide, private individuals have suffered approximately $100 billion in financial losses as a result of cybercrime. In the period from July 2011 to July 2012, losses averaged $197 per victim. A total […]