November 18, 2011
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The 12 Scams of Christmas

 

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[this post is from Dennis Houseknecht, a Nerd in Virginia, USA]

‘Tis the season – well, almost. Gadgets and cool new technology are high on the wish lists of many shoppers. Here is a list of pitfalls and scams from McAfee that shoppers should be looking out for.

Some of them include mobile malware, phony Facebook promotions, phishing scams, holidays screensavers, coupon scams, mystery shopper scams, among others.

 Give you friends, family, and clients a early holiday gift and remind them that not everyone out there has that “holiday spirit”. The scammers, thieves, and hackers look forward to the holidays, too.

The 12 Scams of Christmas

‘Tis the season – well, almost. Gadgets and cool new technology are high on the wish lists of many shoppers. Here is a list of pitfalls and scams <https://www.net-security.org/secworld.php?id=11924>  from McAfee that shoppers should be looking out for.

Give you friends, family, and clients a early holiday gift and remind them that not everyone out there has that “holiday spirit”. The scammers, thieves, and hackers look forward to the holidays, too.

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