Saturday, November 26, 2011

An FBI reminder in advance of Cyber Monday

The United States Federal Bureau of Investigation is responsible for investing a variety of Federal crimes, including online crimes. In that spirit, the FBI has released this announcement from Special Agent Herbert Stapleton.

A healthy dose of skepticism will go a long way keeping people protected when shopping only online on cyber Monday - and throughout the year. Abide by the old adage- if it looks too good to be true then it probably is.

Go here to find the link to the podcast. The FBI warns of the following types of scams:

Fraudulent auction sales, gift card scams and phishing e-mails are among the many techniques cyber criminals use to lure their victims.
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