How to Be Safe Online

As we know, hacking and identity theft make us more vulnerable than ever  when we shop with a credit or debit card — whether in a store, over the phone, or online. So, we need to do all we can to protect ourselves.

We have discussed security before.   The Science (?) of Retail Security  Beware of Ransomware — and Be Better Prepared.   Customers and Retailers: Beware of Public Wi-Fi.  

According to Sainsbury’s Bank:

“Shopping online can be fun and convenient. But are you doing all you can to keep yourself and your family safe on the Internet? Do you know how to keep your credit card secure in shopping online? Is your card registered for added security measures such as Verified by Visa, MasterCard secure, or American Express SafeKey?”

“We’ve put together 10 steps for safe online shopping below, along with how to stay safe using mobile devices and Wi-Fi. We’ve also included tips on what to do if you encounter any illegal activity.”

 

How to be safe online. Hacking and identity theft make us more vulnerable than ever  when we shop with a credit or debit card — whether in a store, over the phone, or online. So, we need to do all we can to protect ourselves.
 

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