Look out for bogus BBB emails

Better Business Bureaus across the country, including BBB serving the Northwest, have been receiving several calls and messages about emails businesses have been receiving. Scammers are using the BBB name and a logo indicating they have violated various federal laws such as “Fair Labor Standards Act” or “Safety and Health…

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The Financial Cost of Computer Hacking

The increasing incidents of cyber attacks all over the world have compelled everyone to know about their financial affects. The financial costs of computer hacking can be interpreted not only in terms of monetary loss but also as the loss of employment opportunities. Though it is not easy to calculate…

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How email hackers lure you into their trap

Hackers will throw all kinds of bait at you in their phishing quest to hack your computer, phones, and emails to steal your information. Companies or individuals like myself, who have had their personal information stolen off emails, have been a target of a more sophisticated technique known as spear-phishing,…

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White House officials tricked by email prankster

A self-described “email prankster” in the UK fooled a number of White House officials into thinking he was other officials, including an episode where he convinced the White House official tasked with cyber security that he was Jared Kushner and received that official’s private email address unsolicited. “Tom, we are…

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