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10 cyber savvy holiday shopping tips

The holiday season is upon us, and with it comes a huge surge in cybercrime. Increasingly, hackers and cybercriminals are taking advantage of the increased volume of shopping this time of year to steal personal and financial information. In 2017, organizations reported a 57.5 % increase worldwide in attempted cyberattacks between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day with spikes on Black Friday/Cyber Monday and a notable uptick in the days immediately following Christmas, according to Carbon Black’s 2018 Holiday Threat Report. This increased threat applies to both businesses and individuals.  Read more…