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Shopping for cash?

by Federal Trade Commission

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Who isn’t looking for a little extra cash at the holidays? An offer for an easy – and fun – job could seem like just what you need. That’s the email offer I got from a major retailer (or so it said) last week:
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Protect Yourself from Holiday Shopping Scams

by Robert Siciliano

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Even though the highly publicized retail data breaches have involved off-line brick and mortar stores, this doesn’t mean that security is high with online shopping. Scammers and hackers are waiting for you in more ways than you know, such as:
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Tips for Cyber Monday success

by Federal Trade Commission

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Each year, Cyber Monday promises unbelievable savings – but before you start snagging deals, here are some tips to help you save money and protect your personal information … Continue Reading

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