Everyone loves the holidays, and this is when people splurge on gifts. It is fun, and everyone gives and gets something. Online shopping became important during the COVID-19 quarantines and buying on the Internet is the shopping venue of choice for many people. Online shopping is convenient but beware! Cyber thieves and hackers are creeping into the dark of cyberspace.
Cyber thefts come in many ways as hackers breakthrough security walls or are unintentionally invited into a person’s private information.
Online swindles can trick a person into buying something that is not there and providing credit card information to get it. A consumer can also accidentally compromise anything else, such as passwords. In addition, credit card information and access to bank accounts can happen during the holidays, and the person’s accounts can be maxed out or cleaned out. Continue reading