With the Holiday Shopping Season in full swing, chances are you beginning to shop online. Here are some tips to keep your computer and your credit card, safe.

  1. Shop from well-known, reputable sites.
  2. Avoid public Wi-Fi.
  3. Use strong passwords.
  4. Be careful of email scams. Don’t click on anything you are uncertain of as it could be phishing.
  5. Make sure the website is encrypted. (Https://)
  6. Use a credit card instead of a debit card. Credit cards are often offer protection in case of theft and other benefits.
  7. Have a good anti-malware program installed and updated.
  8. Beware of prices that are too good to be true. This could be a sign that the company isn’t reputable, and your information could be at risk.

Be careful and have fun!  T’is the Season!

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