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Holiday Shopping 2012 – Avoid online scams

As the Holiday shopping season officially starts this weekend, please be careful as scams and malware attacks are actively circulating

QUOTE: Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving, marks the start of the American holiday shopping season. Brick-and-mortar retailers gear up for it by offering gargantuan sales to get shoppers in the doors. But they’re not they only ones getting ready. Cybercriminals are prepping their online wares too.  Many of the scams also target Cyber Monday, which falls on the Monday after Thanksgiving. For the past few years, Cyber Monday has been the biggest day for online retailers, who entice customers with special “one day only!” promotions. Search the Web for “Black Friday” and there will be thousands of sites promoting sales and discount codes. The sad thing is, a lot of the sites are fake.

Below are Safety Tips for shopping online from last year:

Additional Home Security tips are noted below:

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