Holiday Online Shopping Safety Tips

 

Holiday Online Shopping Safety Tips

  1. Create a unique username and password for each website
  2. Make sure your passwords and strong and change them often
  3. Update programs and security software before you shop
  4. Don’t click on promotional ads
  5. Shop on secure sites – safe websites start with https://
  6. Avoid public WI-FI when shopping – an identity thief can easily steal your info
  7. Keep a close eye on both your debit and credit card statements
  8. Don’t offer too much personal information and never give your Social Security number
  9. Don’t enter sensitive or financial information into pop-up windows or suspicious emails
  10. Keep receipts and order confirmation numbers to easily resolve potential online purchase issues
  11. If it’s too good to be true, it’s probably a scam, don’t fall for it