Holiday Phishing and Online Cyber Scams

This holiday season, keep your information safe by following a few simple guidelines. Cyber criminals often use multiple methods, such as phishing emails and phony websites, to attract online shoppers and gain access to and exploit their personal information. Additionally, attackers who pose as legitimate online businesses and services will use fraudulent emails and websites to infect an unsuspecting shopper’s computer with malicious code. This Holiday Phishing and Online Cyber Scams advisory (PDF) offers some suggested methods that may help minimize the likelihood of a consumer becoming successfully compromised.

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