Earlier this week we told you about the
myth that most identity theft occurs online. Today’s myth is about online
purchases on the Internet is risky.
Fact: Most security
experts agree that the risk of fraud is greater with offline purchases.
To shop more safely online with Internet Explorer:
Look for https
(“s” stands for secure) in the Web
address and a closed padlock beside it or in the lower right corner of the browser
strong passwords for all online accounts, particularly those used for
banking or shopping.
Consider the reputation of the company or
website from which you buy.
Never make online financial transactions on a
public or shared computer, or on a public wireless network.
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