Online Holiday Shopping: Cyber Security Tips
Save your log-in information of multiple online shopping accounts (ex: Amazon, Target) with a secured password manager.
Use a Password Manager
Be smart with Payment Options
When checking out, carefully select if you want to keep your payment method on file. If checked yes do remember your billing information is saved on the online retailer's database.
Don't fall for Sweet Deals
If you come across sweet deals online, better think twice before purchasing. Cross-check the item's website for authenticity, the pictures, and prices on other sites.
Website is Secured
When shopping online look for HTTPS in the URL. HTTPS means entering any information is secured. HTTP means the site is not secured and attackers can steal any information if proceeding to use site.
Use Antivirus on your PC
Have a good antivirus program on your PC for upcoming holiday shopping will keep you safe against known malware.
Don't provide additional Information
Be suspicious when online shopping sites ask for additional sensitive information such as: -Social Securtiy Number -Date of Birth
Stay Safe! Happy Wishful Online Holiday Shopping
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