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Almost half of all calls will be scams by 2019

New research suggests that nearly 50% of all calls will be scams by early next year. Here's why it's increasing and what you can do to handle them.
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Better Business Bureau reports imposter scam

The Better Business Bureau, a non-profit whose focus is "advancing marketplace trust," recently reported perhaps one of the most dangerous scams yet. Businesses are being contacted by imposters posing as the Better Business Bureau itself.
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Data Breaches and “credential stuffing”

Data breaches are occurring at a rate higher than ever, and they’re happening at businesses. In fact, 75% of retailers in the U.S. have been hit in 2018 according to a new report, while last year 50% were hit.
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Facebook scams: the importance of protecting your info

Facebook’s mission is to give users “the power to build community and bring the world closer together.” Unfortunately, the social network has also given scammers the ability to become closer to their targets: Facebook users.
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Your Looming Partnership With AI Technology

We’ve invited big business into our homes, with AI assistant Alexa and other devices, but those convenience tools actually serve two masters – us and their manufacturer’s, returning as much information about how a family functions and what assistance the customers most request.
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Watch out: Tax phishing scams are back

The Better Business Bureau (BBB) and the IRS are warning consumers about the return of tax scam season. However, businesses must be warned as well, considering a scammer might pose as coworker or someone from payroll.
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Hurricane Irma’s aftermath: Opportunistic sales tactics

The morale of the story is this: how you conduct your business in the worst of times dictates how I (and many others) will spend our money in the best of times. Here's what I learned in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma.
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Equifax breach: how to protect your personal information

The recent hacking of the credit reporting bureau Equifax, reminds us that now is the time to take a good look at how we’re protecting our personal information. If your personal information is at risk, your business’ information might be at risk too.
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The surprising way you might connect with scammers: LinkedIn

Even if you’re a guard dog about your online social media privacy, there’s one place you might have overlooked.
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