part three of a four-part series
Many Internet users have turned to shopping and buying online, even though they have concerns about the security of their credit card information and the safety of their personal details. Online purchases are here to stay, and while security of your financial information continues to advance, there are still dangers of which to be aware.
part one of a four-part series
Would you walk up to a stranger on the street and give him or her your name, date of birth, home address, number of children, likes, dislikes and other personal information?
Probably not, but every time you use the Internet, that information is collected and stored in a database. Your personal data is made available for sale to marketing companies, direct Internet sales, and anyone else who wants to target you as a potential customer…or victim of fraud.
The Internet has opened up a whole world of opportunities to interact with people from all over the world. Unfortunately, the online world has also opened the door for a number of scams and scam artists to try to take advantage of honest people. To avoid becoming a victim, you’ll want to be on the lookout for danger signs.