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Rogue scripts on the scam advice website Better Business Bureau have sparked security concerns. The issue was brought to our attention by Kevin, a server security consultant who said he informed BBB of the apparent problem on Saturday. "I noticed a javascript redirect on the BBB Blogs site that seems to attempt to spawn an …

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The BBB *is* a scam.

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Over the years, I have seen several reports, on American websites, suggesting that the Better Business Bureau is rather dodgy. Typically, the allegation is that they will let anyone join, on payment of a fee. So the BBB logo on a web page is pretty meaningless. All you can be sure it means is that the company using the logo han't been caught.

But the BBB is a sort of franchise organisation. Read the blog post below, but remember that the problems implied by the examples may be limited to a few places and times.

http://nielsenhayden.com/makinglight/archives/005609.html

Deciding who to trust is hard.

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