It’s that time of year when eager shoppers start looking for promising Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals to kick off holiday shopping. Unfortunately, hackers, scammers, and identity thieves are gearing up for the flood of online shoppers too.
Shopping on a fake website could result in your personal or financial information being stolen or your device becoming infected with a virus or malware. Knowing how to spot red flags is crucial but simple once you know what to look for. We’ve got tips, tricks, and tools for checking a website’s legitimacy below.