digital has brought in a lot of benefits as well as threats.
you can protect your family from identity theft and other online scams.
that knowledge is power. In fact, the more you stay educated and open minded
about these things, the safer you are. Know that the two main ways that using
money online can hurt you is – deception and invasion. The risks you face while
shopping online are much, much different compared to the risks that you face
when you shop in a physical store. You not only need to protect yourself, but
also your information.
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Buy a good anti-malware
how many people fail to install good anti malware devices, but still they
complain about their computers and bank accounts being hacked!
critical – and absolutely mandatory that you have all your devices secured from
Viruses and other attacks.
updating your antivirus soft wares, and make sure that your PC’s security
settings are optimised.
have covered several articles on avoiding the sue of credit cards, it is
suggested that you use your credit card while shopping online, because credit
cards can be a safer choice for online shopping. When hacked, it causes less
damage than a debit card – because of the very obvious fact that it is not
directly linked to your bank account!
And more over,
credit cards have a spending limit, and thus it works both ways – you are safe
and you end up saving!
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