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Identity Theft: What You Need to Know

Identity theft is the unauthorized use of another’s identity to commit crimes or for financial gain, like opening accounts, filing taxes, or making purchases. Unfortunately, it can happen to anyone. In 2017, it was the second most reported complaint to

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Ask These Five Questions to Protect Your Data

Sometimes it feels like every time you turn on the news, you hear about a new data breach. Consumers are concerned about their privacy and the threat of identity theft, but are often confused about how to protect themselves –

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Better Business Bureau Seeks to Celebrate Ethical Businesses

Better Business Bureau (BBB) serving the San Francisco Bay Area and Northern Coastal California announces ‘call for entries’ for second annual Torch Awards for Ethics competition

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Cyber Monday: Tips for Staying Safe and Saving Money

Better Business Bureau (BBB) serving the San Francisco Bay Area and Northern Coastal California offers advice for savvy online shopping over the holidays

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Small Business Saturday: Support Your Community!

Better Business Bureau (BBB) serving the San Francisco Bay Area and Northern Coastal California encourages consumers to consider holiday shopping at local small businesses this Saturday

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New BBB Report Sheds Light on Small Business Cybersecurity

“The State of Small Business Cybersecurity” was recently released as part of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

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BBB Tips for Rebuilding After Northern California Fires

BBB offers advice on finding a trustworthy contractor in the wake of devastating wildfires

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