As the year winds down and the holiday season draws closer, the pressure is on to check the lists and make sure nothing’s missing. How can you make your holiday shopping safe?
However, in the midst of the busyness, it’s important to consider safety and security when it comes to credit card use and online shopping. With 2017 holiday projections forecasting online purchases that exceed $100 billion, it’s more important than ever to protect yourself against hackers and other internet criminals capable of credit fraud and identity theft.
Although technology has made holiday shopping easier, it’s essential to be aware of potentially fraudulent activity resulting from online phishing, phone scams, or data-breaches. So before you start your online holiday shopping this year, set aside a second by the fire and check out these easy to follow tips for protecting you and your family against online scams and credit theft.