Beware of These Top Holiday Shopping Scams

Ribbit
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Many of us are already shopping online, or will be soon, for the holidays. McAfee is pushing its software with its release of the "dozen most dangerous online scams" this season, but there's also some good info here. Consider it a gift of knowledge for you as you surf the Web for presents for your loved ones: 1. Mobile malware 2. Malicious mobile apps 3. Phony Facebook promotions and contests 4. Scareware, or fake antivirus software 5. Holiday screensavers 6. Mac malware 7. Holiday phishing scams 8. Online coupon scams and offers 9. Mystery shopper scams 10. Hotel "wrong transaction" malware emails 11. “It” gift scams 12. “I’m away from home” scammers http://technolog.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2011/11/09/8720555-12-online-holiday-scams-to-avoid
Ribbit posted Nov 12, 2011
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blt995
Thank you!
blt995 (rep: 149) posted Nov 12, 2011
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Ribbit
While most of us think we are smart enough to avoid a scam, it can happen to anyone!
Ribbit (rep: 15.7k) posted Nov 12, 2011
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