Posts Tagged: Cyber Monday


Safe Online Shopping, Happy Online Shopping – 5 Security Tips for the Holiday Season

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The holiday season is almost upon us, which means the holiday shopping season is also almost upon us. And as always, it’s bound to be a crazy time of scrambling for the biggest and best deals, both in stores and online. But while your wallet is destined to take a hit as you stack up on gifts for your family and friends, you want to make sure cybercrooks don’t make your list of people who will be receiving presents this year. Sadly, with 2014 being labeled by some as ‘The Year of the Hack’, it may be easier for them than ever […]

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Fakealerts Target Black Friday Online Shoppers

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Now that the turkey and pumpkin pie has settled, and everyone’s gotten a good night’s sleep, shoppers are busily hustling the Web for the best deals. I’ve been doing the same thing, and wanted to share some of my tips that may help you avoid becoming snared in the most prolific cyberscam of the moment: fake virus alert messages (otherwise known as fakealerts). For months, the perpetrators of this fraud have been honing their skills at targeting malicious web pages to rise in search results for  whatever is in the popular zeitgeist-of-the-moment. Victims experience a computer that appears to be […]

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