Shopping Online? Be Safe

Online shopping has caught on fast. The benefits are many. Convenient, good bargains, fast shipping, easy returns are just a few.

But beware of the phishing attacks. They are there waiting to steal your data and money. Though phishing has come down in recent years, the sites with malware has increased by 89%. You need to simply use your common sense and some guidelines to stay safe. Don’t give all your details and never buy online from a site that doesn’t have SSL (secure sockets lock). Check your statements regularly and get protection against malware updating your anti-virus programs.