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computer2Black Friday is one of the few celebrated shopping days in the country. The radical increase in online shopping opens opportunity for cyber criminals. To stay safe for Black Friday shopping, follow these steps.

First, keep your devices from the eyes of strangers. Next is to make sure that your computer antivirus is updated for protection. Also, ensure that you use safe and secured connection and avoid using public Wi-Fi connection. Check on the shopping websites and make sure that it is a secured and legitimate site for product shopping. Lastly, check your bank statement and report any suspicious transaction immediately.

Source: Silicon Republic

globe2As everyone gets busy doing their Black Friday shopping, preparing foods for Thanksgiving and wrapping gifts, there are also other people who are working hard to get into customers’ online card transactions – the cybercriminals.  With almost all transactions involve credit cards; it makes a huge avenue for cybercriminals to your accounts without you knowing it. Be protected by ensuring that you buy only from legitimate online stores with legit online forms. Avoid using multiple credit cards in your online purchases. Secure your web browser and keep your device and network safe. Enjoy the holidays without worries – stay alert and safe.

SOURCE: globalnews.ca