'Tis the Season for PC Security

by Erin on December 11th, 2007 in Industry and Security News, Security Tips.

The stats from the Ballot Box poll currently on our homepage show that over 65 percent of Lavasoft website visitors are very worried about online threats this shopping season. It's no wonder that computer users are concerned; the latest industry news and reports show frightening figures in terms of an increase in holiday related scams, phishing victims, and theft of personal data.

While this time of year is notorious PC scam season, there are simple ways to put your mind at ease about staying safe. Whether you are e-shopping for gifts, planning to give money over the Internet to a favorite charity, checking your banking details online, or even travelling with your computer in tow, you should prepare yourself and your computer. Take a look at the December issue of Lavasoft News to read our advice on getting your PC know-how in shape for the holidays.