Better Business Bureau Hit by Spoofing Scam

The Better Business Bureau network was the target of a "spoofing" scam in which thousands of businesses in the United States and Canada received e-mails encouraging them to download what is thought to be a computer virus. The e-mails, using the name of the 95-year-old network of nonprofit groups that looks into consumer complaints, told businesses that they were the subject of a complaint and included a link to view related documents.

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