School of Medicine information security experts offer tips on how to stay safe while shopping online.
As the holiday season approaches and we’re thinking about our family and friends please be vigilant. With so many of us using online shopping hackers, scammers and online thieves will be looking to take advantage.
Here are a few things you can do:
- Check your devices – Before making any online purchases, make sure the device you’re using to shop online is up-to-date.
- Only shop through trusted sources – Make sure you’re using trusted online vendors.
So many of us have had a challenging time this past year with what has been going on. While we plan on providing our loved ones with gifts and happiness, lets make sure we do it safely. For more detailed tips on how to be cyber safe please visit Holiday Online Safety Tip Sheets (cisa.gov).