Category: News

What to Do If You Get Ransomware

May 18, 2017 / Cybersecurity

Beginning on May 12, 2017, a global pandemic of ransomware began sweeping across the world – hitting over 200,000 machines in 150 different countries, including Russian government officials and the United Kingdom’s National Health Service. The particular strain of ransomware – WannaCry or WanaDecrypt0r – is particularly virulent, spreading from machine to machine via server message block (SMB) protocol, which is used for sharing access to files, computers, printers and […]

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Vernon Litigation Group Expands Investigation Relating to Bighorn Wealth Fund and End of the Rainbow Investors

Apr 10, 2017 / News

Friday, the Naples Daily News released an article relating to potential losses suffered by investors who placed significant funds in the Bighorn Wealth Fund and the End of the Rainbow Partners. The attorneys at Vernon Litigation Group are now representing multiple clients who invested the majority of the total funds held by Bighorn Wealth Fund LP as well as a significant investor in The End of the Rainbow Partners. Ongoing […]

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Big Companies and Big Government can be a Dangerous Combination

Apr 10, 2017 / News

Monsanto is a company that, based on certain financial metrics, is bigger than some countries. Unfortunately, companies of this size command an incredible amount of influence that can lead to abuse. An example of this potential for abuse involves Roundup, one of the most popular products manufactured by Monsanto. Roundup is one of the most widely used weed killers in the world. Some experts have asserted that a key ingredient […]

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Be Wary of Free or Cheap Credit Monitoring and Identity Theft Services

Apr 4, 2017 / News

Identity theft is a rampant concern for nearly all consumers. Unfortunately, certain enterprising companies have decided to capitalize on consumers’ fears by offering credit and identity theft monitoring services “free” of charge. Relying on the companies’ advertisements and bold claims, many consumers are proactively enrolling. Consumers seem to be unaware that some of these identity theft/credit monitoring services have faced federal fines for unfair and deceptive trade practices stemming from […]

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