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Staying Secure While Shopping Online

MS-ISAC recently published tips on Staying Secure While Shopping Online. You can read the full article here. 

It is that time of year where so many people prepare to purchase gifts for friends, family, and loved ones. Though it can be convenient to avoid the lines and rush for that latest Black Friday deal by shopping online, this also carries some risk. Cybercriminals are always working to steal your personal and payment information. The holiday shopping season is the perfect opportunity for this to happen. By following a few key practices, you can greatly lower your chances of becoming a victim of identity theft or fraud.

Choose Trusted Online Retailers and Apps

Secure your Device, Connectivity, and Accounts

Be Wary of Fraudulent Emails and Advertisements