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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 Christmas season approaches, some people prefer the convenience of online shopping. But there are things you must consider to keep you safe from fraud, which also roams around this season. Among these tips include being aware of ‘too good to be true’ deals. Scams may come in many forms but they are not reviewed mostly.

Look for genuine and safe online stores. Use private and secured connections when making payment and purchases. Review your account settings regularly. It is also advised to keep your personal information safe and change passwords regularly. It is also better to have a low credit limit on credit cards.

Source: Global News