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FIBER & COPPER CUT CAUSES TELEPHONE & INTERNET OUTAGE

Triangle Communications has confirmed a fiber cut in Harlowton caused Internet and telephone outages for our members, as well as cell phone use in the area. Harlowton, Martinsdale and White Sulphur Springs were also affected, resulting in no internet and telephone service. This cut cable also affected the ability in other exchanges to place long distance calls and calls within extended area calling. We expect this outage to last most...

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Stay Alert! Watch out for prize scams

Scammers look for any way they can to convince you to do what they want. One of their tactics is to tell you you've won a prize, hoping that your excitement will overshadow your common sense. Don't fall for it! Remember, if you have to pay anything in time or money, it's not a real prize. Here are just a few examples of what you might be asked to do to claim your "prize."  Pay a fee Wire money Deposit a check sent...

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Watch out for this Amazon Email Scam

Given how many people order from Amazon, it's no surprise that scammers are using the company as a disguise to get into your inbox. These emails pose as messages from Amazon about orders you may have placed or canceled, but are actually bait to lure you into giving away personal information or allowing malware to be installed on your computer. Here's how it works: You receive an email that looks like it's from Amazon. It mentions a phony...

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In light of Facebook's Cambridge Analytica Situation, what should I do to help protect my data?

Question: Facebook told me my data wasn't shared with Cambridge Analytica, which is a relief. But now I'm spooked. What's to keep other bad actors from collecting it, and how do I prevent that from happening? Answer: As has always been the case with keeping your data private on Facebook, the key lies in the application's settings. If you choose to continue using Facebook, take the following precautions to keep your data safe.

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Stay Alert! Scams target previous victims

Here's another scam to watch out for, this one supposedly from a company you might know and trust. Say you had a tech issue a couple of months ago and used tech support services to resolve it. Now someone claiming to be from that service provider calls you to ask if you were satisfied with the service. If you say "No," the scammer asks for your banking or credit card information to issue a "refund." (If you say "Yes," they might claim...

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