Cyber Monday Security

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 Whether you’re shopping online or in stores, it’s important to make sure you’re protected. On Cyber Monday, more than 122 million Americans plan on shopping and 23 percent of those are planning on using their mobile phones, according to the National Retail Federation. This holiday season, there has been an increase in fraudulent retail and product apps. Some steps you can take to protect yourself is to not use public wifi, make sure you have the latest security update, use credit over debit cards, and stick to one credit card for all holiday purchases. West Virginia State Trooper W.H. File said ” for Cyber Monday security, make sure you’re protecting your credit card, password. Make sure you’re protecting your credit card number that no body is watching you as you’re entering it. Um, also make sure that you’re going to are reputable, not some type of aftermarket page.” Black Friday was the first day in retail history to have over 1 billion dollars in spending on mobile phones. And Cyber Monday 2016 is expected to generate $3.36 billion dollars for retailers this year.

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