Online Shopping – Safe for the Holidays!
Let’s face it – online shopping is becoming the way to go! A lot of top stores start to offer incredible Internet-only deals and free shipping during the holidays. Not to mention the shipping is quite fast and they make returns pretty hassle-free. And let’s face it, the selection is huge and right at your fingertips! Many consumers are turning to this convenient, even fun, way of shopping for gifts. But what are the risks? They say their website is secure, but is it? We are hearing more and more often of new cyber hacks occurring these days too.
So what can you do to lower your chances of being the next phishing attack victim? That is besides the obvious safeguards to use familiar websites, don’t give out your social security number and look for that SSL lock on the address bar? Click HERE for a list of safety tips from Norton’s Lifelock.
Don’t stop shopping online, just use caution. Make sure to look over your bank and credit card statements frequently too.
Now go ahead, get those bargains!