Holiday Crime Prevention: Online Shopping
Online offers convenience for consumers, but it also provides opportunities for scammers and cybercriminals to take advantage. With a few simple tips, you can shop with confidence and peace of mind not just on Cyber Monday, but everyday!
• Use a secure wi-fi network.
• Don’t click on enticing emails or pop-ups. Go directly to the company website instead.
• Use strong passwords.
• Consider using a credit card rather than a debit card.
• Keep an eye on your financial accounts for fraudulent activity.
• Remember, if it sounds too good to be true, it usually is!
More tips on our website: https://hooverpd.com/…/uploads/2023/02/Online-shopping.pdf
Officer Brian Hale, Public Information Officer