December 17, 2014

How to avoid getting hacked when shopping online

The hectic shopping season isn’t just about finding perfect gifts. It’s also prime time for identity thieves to snag your info. Here’s five tips from security experts on staying safe online.

“Try to avoid using a debit card that has direct access to your checking account. Always use credit cards when you can,” because credit cards are insured against fraudulent charges, said Adam Kujawa, head of malware intel at Malwarebytes.

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