As you rush to finish all your online holiday shopping, you could become a victim of cyber crime
In fact, one out of four holiday shoppers has been a victim of an online hack in the past 12 months, according to a recent CNET survey.
Here are five ways to protect yourself while shopping online so you can keep your bank accounts and credit cards safe.
- Update your device’s mobile operating system – Be sure you’re running the latest version of the operating system on your phone, tablet and computer because it’s more likely that the older versions are not as secure. You should also confirm that your anti-virus/anti-spyware software is running and being updated automatically.