Shopping on Cyber Monday? Follow these tips to shop safely

03 Décembre, 2019, 21:01 | Auteur: Auguste Feret
  • Shopping on Cyber Monday? Follow these tips to shop safely

For the first time, us holiday retail sales are expected to surpass $1 trillion for 2019, an increase of more than 3 percent from 2018.

Miller also said this holiday season, people should also watch out for phone scams.

While this Cyber Monday will have endless deals, it will also have scammers lurking online.

In 2018, American consumers spent a record-breaking 7.9 billion dollars online on Cyber Monday alone.

As many people who are preparing to shop for Cyber Monday, experts are warning shoppers to be on the lookout for anything that looks out of the ordinary. "You want to make sure it's a legitimate retailer", she said.

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If you plan on shopping online, the Better Business Bureau of Wisconsin says its important to shop with trustworthy sellers on secure websites only, and to keep your antivirus software up to date.

While sites like Amazon are cracking down on fakes, they're just moving to other websites to phish for personal information. Secure web addresses begin with https:// and not just http://.

McGovern said red flags include websites that ask customers to wire them money or use a prepaid debit card.

"This is like a buffet for cyber criminals because they can just pepper people with phishing emails and offer them great deals and since everybody's in shopping mode they're going to click on everything they see, which is unsafe", said Stacy Arruda, CEO and Principle of Arruda Group.

"Do that research so you can feel confident about your purchases and make sure your personal and financial information is protected", Johnson says.

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