Online shoppers are burning up the internet, but Camden County Sheriff’s Sgt. Bill Moulder says Cyber Monday comes with some potential risks.:
If you’re spending money online today, only shop on secure sites — with an https:// prefix. Avoid using public wi-fi networks.
Between smartphones and tablets, there are more ways to shop online and even more potential for security breaches.
Cyber Monday, the online answer to Black Friday has been around for about five years and its popularity has grown each year:
CareerBuilder.com says more than half of they workers surveyed were planning to shop online at work today. And nearly a quarter of the employers polled say they’ve fired workers for using the Internet for non-work related activity.