QR Codes and Tags – BBB Advises Clicking with Caution
06/10/2011
NEWS RELEASE
I went shopping for perennials recently and on almost every plant stake was a wavy tag that invited me to scan it with my smartphone for more information about the care and feeding of said plant. Clever..
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Steer Clear of Gas-Saving Schemes
06/03/2011
NEWS RELEASE
Beware of products and offers claiming to help ease pain at the pump
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Online Scams Proliferate in Wake of Bin Laden's Death
05/04/2011
NEWS RELEASE
In the aftermath of the death of Osama Bin Laden this past weekend, the Better Business Bureau (BBB) is warning consumers to watch out for a slew of cyber-scams that have popped up in the past few days.
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BBB Advises Internet Surfers to Use Caution When Using Wi-Fi Networks that Aren’t Their Own
04/11/2011
Protecting your identity is important and with Wi-Fi networks popping up nearly everywhere, many consumers don’t realize the dangers that come with using a Wi-Fi connection that is not their own.
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BBB Warns of Phishing Email Received from Epsilon Data Breach
04/11/2011
NEWS RELEASE
Just days after millions of customers' email addresses were stolen in one of the largest data breaches in U.S. history, the Better Business Bureau is seeing one of the first Epsilon data breach phishing..
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Top 10 Scams and Rip-Offs of 2010
03/29/2011
NEWS RELEASE
The Better Business Bureau today released a list of the top 10 scams and rip-offs of 2010. Job hunters and those struggling to make money and get out of debt were common targets of fraudsters, hackers a..
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Complaints to Better Business Bureau Up Ten Percent Nationwide
03/29/2011
NEWS RELEASE
Cable/satellite TV, cell phone industry and new car auto dealers top the list for most complained about industries
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BBB Breaks All Time Record
02/03/2011
NEWS RELEASE
2010 was a record-breaking year for the Better Business Bureau both locally and nationally.
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Keep your kids safe online by teaching them the seven stop signs
02/03/2011
Knowing where your kids are can be a full time job. Knowing where they are online—which websites they’re visiting and who they’re talking to—is even harder, but is no less important.
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Justice Department Estimates 11.7 Million Identity Theft Victims
01/10/2011
Identity theft, which defined as the attempted or successful misuse of an existing account, misuse of personal information to open an account, or misuse of personal information for other fraudulent purp..
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