Archive for February 2014

DATCP CONSUMER ALERT: Malware Linked to Fake Funeral Notice Emails

Release Date: February 19, 2014
Media Contact: Jerad Albracht, Senior Communications Specialist, 608-224-5007 or Jim Dick, Communications Director, 608-224-5020
MADISON – Be aware of a new email scam that uses fake funeral announcements as a way to infect your computer with malicious software (malware). The emails include limited information, noting only that an upcoming service will be held for a “friend” and providing a link for more details. If you receive a similar email, delete it immediately. Under no circumstances should an email recipient click the link in the email. The link will direct the browser to a foreign website where a .zip file will automatically be downloaded. If this .zip file is opened, malware will be installed onto the victim’s computer. An email received by a Wisconsin resident fraudulently claimed to be from Eubank Funeral Home & Cremation Services, a legitimate company in Texas. The company has placed a warning message on the homepage of its website to warn the public about this scam and the misuse of its name. Similar emails in this scam may use the names of other businesses. For more information or to file a consumer complaint, visit datcp.wi.gov, send an e-mail todatcphotline@wisconsin.gov or call the Consumer Information Hotline toll-free at 1-800-422-7128. Connect with us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/wiconsumer.
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Grief-Loss Program

Dealing with Grief & Loss

Wednesday, 12 Feb, 5-6 pm, Comm Rm 3

An opportunity to share your story…. We invite you  to attend  an evening to share grief/ loss stories. Open to anyone who has experienced loss from the death of a friend, family member, pet, or significant other. Any loss can be shared. Join us in sharing your story and hearing others share their story. Come together for conversation on how we experience grief and resources available to support you. Register or for more informationGrief-Loss Program Flyer contact Laura by calling 243-5252.