Black Friday and Cyber Monday promise to offer some fantastic deals at low prices. But it’s also a time of year when cybercriminal scams are aplenty. Here’s what you should do to do to shop safely.
Retail cybercrime across the holiday season dropped, despite record business for companies across Black Friday and Cyber Monday, according to research from IBM, reported by Tech Week Europe.
Thanksgiving Day phishing emails leverage this popular American holiday to target consumers who shop at The Home Depot and Costco. Here’s what to watch for, and advice on how to handle such messages.
Cyber Monday is one of the biggest shopping days in the year, and in 2013 a massive $2.3bn was spent on shoppers getting their Christmas bargains in. Where this kind of money is flowing, cybercriminals are also around though, as this infographic shows.
With Thanksgiving and the start of the holiday shopping season almost upon us, I notice that quite a few sites are giving safe surfing advice. Since we already covered that a few days ago, I'll just post these pointers to those blogs. :) Is Cyber Monday the End of Shopping as We Know it? http://www.eset.com/threat-center/blog/2009/11/19/is-cyber-monday-the-end-of-shopping-as-we-know-it
Even in Europe, we have a rough idea of what Thanksgiving is about, though we don't celebrate it at the same time or in the same way. However, Black Friday and Cyber Monday are rather less well known outside the US. Since Randy has already blogged on Cyber Monday and its security implications at http://www.eset.com/threat-center/blog/2009/11/19/is-cyber-monday-the-end-of-shopping-as-we-know-it, I took the
Cyber Monday is the Monday that follows Thanksgiving in the USA. This is said to be the busiest online shopping day of the year. Does that mean that there is more risk of cybercrime? The answer is yes and no. There is more risk simply because more people are shopping online so malicious web pages,