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 Online Shopping Safety Tips 

Date of Publish - Monday, 6th November 2017
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Online Shopping Safety Tips

The people on the Earth have stepped on the other Globe through the electronic media. The electronic media has changed the world with its latest technology. It is very awesome to say that the online shopping is very easy and convenient and we can have enormous products with different prices and different models and different colors. In online shopping, bargains are also possible. Sitting in your convenient position you can receive the required product within no time. To enjoy the fun of shopping at your convenient time just follow some safety measures to escape from cyber threats.  

Safety Tips

1. Selection of familiar Websites

• For safety shopping, you must select the familiar Websites.

• Recheck the address, sometimes you may misspell which may result in entering into a new site which may not be as good as you selected, ultimately you may be bluffed.

• All the familiar stores have a retail outlet and online store to reach the people in all corners. 

• Select the familiar website and enjoy the security shopping. 

2. Lock

• Never use your credit card for shopping online where the site doesn’t have SSL(Secure Sockets Layer).

• The site which has SSL starts with HTTPS:// instead just HTTP://.

• Check the padlock icon which appears at the bottom of your browser. 

• Never give your credit card details through your email. 

3. Maintain Secrecy

• Maintain secrecy about your social security number and your birthday details which are not required for the storekeeper to do business. 

• If the details are known by the crooks they misuse them and steal your identity. 

4. Check Statements

• It is not suggestible to wait until the bill to come. 

• Regularly check your electronic statements for your credit card, debit card for your amounts.

• Make sure that any fraudulent charges are not made by the sites. 

• If you notice any problem occurred in your transactions call to address the matter quickly. 

• Only 30 days time is in your hands to notify the bank or card owner about the problem and later you are liable for the charges. 

5. Aware of PC Theft

• Charlatans are waiting to steal your data. 

• They will add extra information to misguide you.

• To protect from malware update your system with an antivirus program. The rampant growth in the online industry is facing a number of threats. We will discuss some of them and measures to rectify them. 

1. Public Wi-Fi 

• The new Microsoft Wi-Fi senses features that share the password with friends and give them automatic access may result in threats. 

Remedy 

• It is not suggestible to give your details to friends and relatives your passwords. 

2. Password Theft -When you are shopping online make sure of not sharing your passwords which may become a problem. 

Remedy

By any chance, if your password is shared by anyone better change it immediately for securing your information. 

3. Financial AttacksSecure list is a source of information. To protect your online transactions check them out.

Remedy

While handling your financial matters be careful to secure your information and lock it. Take the necessary security steps and enjoy the shopping online which has a wide range of products, models and much more for your requirement.

Enjoy the shopping fun.

 

 

 

Author :
Igniting Minds Team

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