Beaver Dam Chamber Warning Area Businesses Of Online Hackers

(Beaver Dam) The Beaver Dam Chamber of Commerce is warning its business partners about protecting their online listings from hackers. Earlier this month, we reported that hackers changed the Google search results for a middle school to instead read “Saint Peter Griffin School” and more recently a local grocery store saw their search results changed to “Chilly Willy.” Chamber Director Tracy Propst is encouraging local partners to check their Google My Business listing today as hackers could be adversely affecting website traffic and harming reputationsIn her weekly Chamber brief, Propst tells business owners to be on guard and scrutinize any emails requesting ownership of their account. The chamber is sharing information on securing a hacked or compromised Google My Business account and a list of methods to verify that account; you can find those links with this news story at DailyDodge.com.