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Bloomington Beware! – Ransomeware

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It’s doubled in the last three months: computers, and now smartphones, are being hijacked by very dangerous malware. Here’s what to watch out for, and how to prevent what could be a huge disaster.

Bloomington Beware! – Elder Abuse

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Older people are particularly juicy targets for swindlers and con artists, and the problem’s getting worse as more Americans get older. Young people need to know more about this, just as much as senior citizens.

Bloomington Beware! – Craigslist: One Stop Shopping

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Ahh, the convenience of Craigslist, you can shop online for everything from microwaves to bait – the old bait and switch, that is. On this episode of Bloomington Beware!, we’ll talk about some of the most common Craigslist scams, so you don’t fall for them hook, line, and sinker.

Bloomington Beware! – Student Loan Pitfalls

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Paying for college is a lot more expensive — and a lot riskier — than it used to be. Here’s the Cliff’s Notes version of what the risks are, and how to avoid drowning in financial quicksand after you graduate.

Bloomington Beware! – Concussions

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Getting bonked on the head is a classic joke in movies and cartoons, but in real life it’s not funny. New research shows concussions are far more common, and much more dangerous, than we used to think.

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