Helping you balance your online life

Dec 13th


Holiday Scam #3: Hot Holiday Gift

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Be wary of advertising deals and steals on this season's must-have items. Clever crooks will publish dangerous links, post phony contests on social media sites, and send phishing emails in an effort to entice viewers into revealing personal information and/or downloading malware onto their devices.

TIP: If an offer seems too good to be true, it probably is. Do your best to verify "low low" prices on this season's biggest sellers.

Have a safe and happy holiday season!

Dennedy, M. (2013). McAfee's Online Safety Tips for the Top 12 Holiday Scams.

McAfee (2013). McAfee Spotlights the "12 Scams of Christmas" to Keep Consumers Digital Lives Safe