Halloween may have already passed, but that doesn’t change the fact that there are still some spooky, not to mention genuinely criminal, things taking place online that you need to be aware of this month – rogue security products, often referred to as scareware, are rising in record numbers. Read on to get a look at the online epidemic they’re creating, and find out the steps you can take to avoid being the next victim.
November brings with it Black Friday, the ceremonial kick-off of the holiday shopping season; Cyber Monday, the unofficial start of the online shopping season, follows soon after. As the shopping season gears up, so will the cyber scams. Don’t miss this month’s “Tips” section, where we bring you the five security tactics you need to be aware of before hitting the virtual stores.
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