If you’re like many others out there, you’re likely shopping more online than you ever have before. Fortunately, technology has come far enough along that you can buy almost anything you need — without ever leaving the comfort of your own home.
Technology doesn’t always bring only good news along with it, and scams are a real worry for those who shop online. Between the uptick in online shopping during the pandemic and the usual increase in purchases during the holiday season, you’ll want to be extra vigilant while shopping online to avoid becoming a victim. Here are some steps you can take to protect yourself from would-be hackers and thieves while shopping online.
1. Stick with Trusted Sites and Companies
We all have budgets we try to stick to, and there’s no other time you feel that pressure more than when you’re shopping