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5 Deceptive Scams Small Businesses Should Be Aware Of
5 Deceptive Scams Small Businesses Should Be Aware Of

Posted: 5/6/2015

Small to medium-sized businesses, churches, and nonprofit businesses have been hit hard by unscrupulous scammers perpetrating various scams. Some common schemes that affect small businesses are office supply scams, domain registration plots, fake check tricks, charity cons, and directory listing scams. Business Consumer Alliance urges businesses and their employees to be on the lookout for scams and offers some identifying warning signs that can help you avoid them....Read more

Tags: scams, business tips, consumer tips

Don’t Be Fooled by Equifax Scam

Posted: 9/29/2017

Don’t Be Fooled by Equifax Scam

Scammers are using the recent Equifax data breach to contact consumers and defraud them. The FTC warned that consumers have been receiving calls from individuals posing as Equifax employees, calling to “verify” account information. Be aware that this is a scam and these callers are only out to get your information to use it fraudulently....Read more

Tags: FTC, scam, identity theft, data breach, Equifax

Alert: Chipotle Customers Urged to Monitor Accounts

Posted: 5/2/2017

Alert:  Chipotle Customers Urged to Monitor Accounts

Diners who visited a Chipotle restaurant from March 24, 2017, through April 18, 2017, and used a debit or credit card, are urged to closely monitor their accounts for unauthorized transactions or activity. The restaurant chain announced that they detected a data security incident and is currently investigating the matter....Read more

Tags: data breach, credit card

Time Warner Cable Announces Roadrunner Service Security Breach

Posted: 1/8/2016

Time Warner Cable Announces Roadrunner Service Security Breach

Some 320,000 Time Warner Cable (TWC) customers may have had their emails and passwords leaked. The second largest cable provider in the United States has stated that they are unaware how customer information was obtained, but there is no indication that their systems were breached...Read more

Tags: data breach, identity theft

9 Ways to Keeping Customer Information Secure

Posted: 1/8/2016

9 Ways to Keeping Customer Information Secure

With so much sensitive information involved with everyday transactions, sound security measures are essential to prevent information falling into the wrong hands. And just in case there is a breach, having a plan to deal with these types of situations is vital. Here are practical tips to help your business establish or tighten up your security....Read more

Tags: data breach, identity theft, security

Travelers Beware Hyatt Recent Security Breach

Posted: 12/28/2015

Travelers Beware Hyatt Recent Security Breach

Hyatt Hotels recently announced a security breach that involved malware found on computers that operate the payment system for Hyatt managed locations. They are asking customers to monitor their card for suspicious activity....Read more

Tags: data breach, hotel

ID Theft Alert: Skimmers Found at Safeway Stores in CA and CO

Posted: 12/17/2015

ID Theft Alert: Skimmers Found at Safeway Stores in CA and CO

Safeway is conducting an investigation after learning that some of their stores were victimized by crooks using credit card skimming devices. Credit card terminals at checkout lanes in various Safeway stores in California and Colorado were compromised. It appears that the skimming operation was discovered at locations in Denver, Arvada, Englewood, Conifer, and Lakewood Safeway stores in Colorado and similar attacks were conducted in a few California stores as well....Read more

Tags: Safeway, credit card skimming, data breach, identity theft

VTech Hack Exposes Information of Over 6 Million Children

Posted: 12/11/2015

VTech Hack Exposes Information of Over 6 Million Children

VTech, a global supplier of kids technology, has been added to the rash of businesses that have undergone security breaches recently. These breaches have become almost commonplace and new hacks are being announced at alarming rates. With so much of our information online, it appears the difficulty in keeping that information secure has become a daunting task. The recent VTech breach reminds us to be mindful of the information we put out there, not only about ourselves, but about our children....Read more

Tags: VTech, data breach, identity theft, security breach