Welcome to the Northbridge Police
We dedicate ourselves to work in partnership
with the community to fight crime, reduce
fear and improve the quality of life in our
Should you need to contact us please email
the department or call the
Northbridge Police business line
The Northbridge Police
Department and its officers would like to
thank everyone for their support. We are
grateful and humbled and are here to serve
"Bad guys are coming up with new ways to
scam you out of your money all the time.
Their latest trick is a Tech Support scam
that puts a big warning screen on your
computer, claiming that if you do not call
the support number, your whole hard disk
will be deleted in 5 minutes.
There are variations of this scam that claim
they are your Internet Service Provider, or
claim to be Microsoft and you need an urgent
update you need to call in for, or they show
you a blue screen that claims your computer
needs to be repaired. There is always a
number to call, and these scammers will try
to put hundreds of dollars on your credit
If you see this on a computer at the house,
ignore these messages and do not call the
fake tech support number!"
Don't fall for it!
Fake Netflix App is Actually Ransomware
Kaspersky warned on their blog: "People are
downloading a new app, looking to get free
access to Netflix accounts. What they’re
actually getting is a malware strain called
Netix that encrypts users’ data and demands
$100 in bitcoins to unlock their files.
The program, called “Netflix Login
Generator” is downloaded by users looking to
gain access to Netflix without paying. The
app purportedly has leaked Netflix accounts,
which users can use to access the streaming
service for free. In reality, all it does is
provide fake account credentials that don’t
Once installed, the app shows you what looks
like a login-password pair generator, but
that’s just a distraction; it’s actually
busy encrypting your data. Once it’s
finished with that, up pops a ransom note.
So remember when something sounds very
enticing and perhaps too good to be true, it
Do not let social engineering tricks
manipulate you into downloading and
executing applications that you really
should not trust.