Today (Monday) is cyber Monday with lake area shoppers joining with millions nationwide in attempting to find great deals online. It’s predicted that Americans will spend more than $2 billion dollars today. However, this leaves room for hackers to take advantage of shoppers. With this in mind, the better business bureau is offering the following tips. Make sure you have protections in place for your computer including anti-virus and anti-spyware software. Shop only trustworthy websites, steer clear of public wi-fi, beware of too good to be true deals, check your statement regularly for unauthorized purchases, and if using a mobile device, use cellular data for a more secure internet connection.