Fake Amazon gift cards, phony Walmart sites and other cyber scams tempt holiday shoppers
November 17, 2017
Cyber Monday is officially the Monday after Thanksgiving. But many holiday shoppers hunt for deals via their smartphones and laptops long before the family cook preps the turkey for the oven or deep fryer.
Why wait for Black Friday — or Cyber Monday — to shop? After all, holiday shopping deals are all over the place already. But if you think you’re too smart to get caught by a scammer, well, think again.
Two in five U.S. consumers have fallen victim to an online phishing attack, according to a 2017 Cyber Monday Phishing Survey by DomainTools.