Shop with these brands? Your data may be compromised

Data breaches are all too common these days as restaurants and retailers are announcing more frequently that consumer’s personal information have been compromised. According to Business Insider, many of them are caused by flaws in payment systems, either online or in stores. Here’s a list of known data breaches thus far in 2018: Sears –…

BBB celebrates National Small Business Week, May 4-8

According to the U.S. Small Business Administration, more than half of Americans either own or work for a small business, creating about two out of every three new jobs in the U.S. each year. Better Business Bureau (BBB) serving Central, Coastal, Southwest Texas and the Permian Basin will celebrate National Small Business Week, May 4-8,…

BBB offers advice on what to do after a data breach compromises your identity

Anthem Insurance is latest corporation to be hacked Tens of millions of Americans could be victims of the latest corporate data breach at Anthem Insurance. Unknown hackers apparently stole personal identifying information (PII) from current and former Anthem customers, including names, addresses, Social Security numbers, dates of births and other information that can be used…

What to do after a data breach? BBB offers advice

Home Depot may have been targeted by hackers In the wake of the latest possible data breach, this one at home improvements giant Home Depot, Better Business Bureau offers the following suggestion for consumers concerned that their credit or debit cards may have been compromised by a retail or online data breach. Stay calm. Consumers are…

BBB offers suggestions to Target customers following data breach

Better Business Bureau has some suggestions for Target customers who are concerned that their credit or debit cards may have been compromised by the data breach announced by the retailer this morning. “First of all, if you used a credit card at Target in the past few weeks, don’t panic,” advises Carrie Hurt, President and…