One of 5 online shopping safety tips
Rather than risk life and limb against the crushing masses on Black Friday, millions of us will opt instead to shop online on Cyber Monday from what we think is the relative safety of our homes. But there too, danger lurks. It’s not as obvious — but it may be even more bruising, especially to your finances.
By now, consumers should know not to use any of the 25 worst passwords of 2011, nor should they be placing orders on anything but a secure browser connection (look for “https” in the Web address). But security experts have other tips, too, to try to keep you safe and not unnecessarily parted with your money.