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TIM: HY-VEE IS WARNING CUSTOMERS TO WATCH FOR UNAUTHORIZED ACTIVITY ON THEIR CARDS THEY'VE USED AT THE GROCERY STORE THE COMPANY ANNOUNCED IT'S INVESTIGATING A POSSIBLE SECURITY INCIDENT AFTER UNAUTHORIZED ACTIVITY WAS DETECTED ON ITS PAYMENT PROCESSING SYSTEMS

THE COMPANY BELIEVES IT HAS STOPPED THAT ACTIVITY HY-VEE SAYS THE INVESTIGATION IS FOCUSED ON CARD PAYMENTS CERTAIN STORES, LIKE AT FUEL PUMPS BUT THEY'RE NOT CONCERNED ABOUT PAYMENTS MADE AT GROCERY STORES THE COMPANY SAYS IT WILL INFORM CUSTOMERS OF IMPACTED AREAS WHEN THEY DISCOVER THEM TIM: TECH SUPPORT SCAMS, RIP OFF MORE THAN A MILLION PEOPLE EVERY YEAR BUT SOME EASY TO REMEMBER INFORMATION CAN HELP KEEP YOUUR SYSTEM SAFE THESE SCAMMERS OFTEN MAKE CONTACT USEING POP UP MESSAGES WITH A WARNING ON YOUR COMPUTER SOMETIMES ITS A PHONE CALL WITH THE BAD GUY CLAIMING TO BE WITH MICROSOFT, APPLE OR A SOFTWARE COMPANY WHATEVER THE CASE, DON'T RUSH TO MAKE A DECISION WHETHER TO RESPOND OR NOT

TAKING YOUR TIME TO RESPOND IS ONE OF THE EASIEST WAYS YOU CAN PROTECT YOURSELF BY MAKING GOOD DECISIONS "I NEEDED SOME HELP AND I JUST WENT ONLINE AND I SAID APPLE SUPPORT AND I PICKED THE FIRST ONE" "I WAS IN A HURRY AND I JUST DIDN'T PAY ATTENTION TO WHAT I WAS DOING, KNEW BETTER, BUT FORTUNATELY ONCE I REALIZED WHAT I HAD DONE I SHUT THE TRANSACTION DOWN TAKING TIME TO MAKE AN INFORMED DECISION CAN KEEP YOU CYBERSAFE

AND CHECK FOR UPDATES AT LEAST ONCE A WEEK IF SOMEONE CALLS YOU CLAIMING TO BE A TECH SUPPORT PROVIDER HANG UP

IF YOU GET A WARNING MESSAGE ON YOUR COMPUTER READ IT CAREFULLY LOOK FOR BAD GRAMMAR OR MISSPELLED WORDS

BOTH ARE TELLTALE SIGNS OF A PHONY WARNING TIM-BRIDGET DESK BAM REMEMBER SCAMMERS ARE RELYING ON THEIR TARGET TO USE BAD JUDGEMENT DON'T HELP THEM OUT IF YOU'VE BEEN THE TARGET OF A SCAMMER

LET US KNOW ABOUT IT SHARE YOUR STORY AND HELP OTHERS AVOID BECOMING A CYBER VICTIM YOU CAN REACH MY AT T SEAMAN @KCAU TV DOT COM BRIDGET: BEING IN A HOSPITAL ENVIRONMENT CAN BE SCARY FOR ANYONE–

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