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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

Important Information for ASUS Router Users

Posted: 3/3/2016

Important Information for ASUS Router Users

Consumers that use ASUS routers should be aware of a recent settlement agreement between ASUSTeK Computer, Inc. (ASUS) and the FTC. The FTC filed a complaint against the computer hardware manufacturer alleging ASUS routers contain critical security flaws that put the home networks of hundreds of thousands of customers at risk. Charges also include allegations that the ASUS “cloud” service compromised thousands of consumers’ connected storage devices, exposing sensitive personal information on th...Read more

Tags: FTC, security risk, complaint