Safe Online Holiday Shopping Beyond Cyber Monday – Podcast #244

Great deals abound online for holiday shoppers during the hottest time of year where e-commerce merchants are looking to cash in on what is projected to be a US$1.25 billion spending spree just on Cyber Monday alone.  Where the money goes, so do cybercriminals who are also looking to make illicit gains of their own using clever ruses such as phishing emails and web pages that promote discounts and offers that are too good to be true when in reality they are harvesting credit card numbers, stealing identities and anything else that can be turned into cash. Rueben Rodriguez from RSA’s Identity Data & Protection group joins the Speaking of Security podcast to talk about what consumers and online merchants need to look out for to avoid getting fooled by cybercriminals this holiday shopping season.

 

 

 

 

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