Shopping Online Securely

Nov 9, 2021

Get good deals without becoming a victim.

Jenny Blaine, Security Analyst with UMN's Twin Cities Office Information Technology (OIT), explained in an November 8, 2021 email to [email protected]:

Soon millions of people will be looking to buy the perfect gifts for the upcoming holiday season, and many of us will shop online. Unfortunately, cyber criminals will be active as well, creating fake shopping websites and other online shopping scams to steal your information or money. The November 2021 edition of the "OUCH!" newsletter shares guidance on how you can find good deals without becoming a victim.

Remember that some gifts may be Internet-enabled. View Mozilla's *privacy-not-included site for guidance on which devices are safer than others.

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