The festive season brings with it heart warming wishes and some great online deals for shoppers and discount seekers. Online retailers present some great discounts and add-ons at this time of the year and online sales see a massive surge in activity as a result.
Unsurprisingly, attackers and phishers use this jubilant opportunity to trick unsuspecting shoppers. Over the years it has been found that shopping scams are very common over this period so buyers and web surfers need to be more cautious than usual. Here are some simple tips to keep in mind.
The holiday season is a time to celebrate and rejoice. It is also the season for hasty last-minute gift purchases. Unfortunately, it also happens to be the time when the holiday spirit is exploited to create schemes that play on human behavior and emotions. It always helps to be aware and to understand the implications of being caught in the holiday season fake online schemes and ploy snares. Remember, if the offer seems too good to be true, it often is.
Quick Heal sends out hearty season greetings and wishes everyone a merry Christmas and a happy new year. We hope you remain protected against malware and phishing attacks and enjoy this festive period without any security threats to worry about.