Tag: Shopping Online

Is That Website Scamming You?

As popular as online shopping is, many take for granted that their shopping experiences will be secure as well as convenient. While this sort of mindset is fine most of the time, in some cases, they may actually be setting themselves up to be scammed. Online scams are incredibly common nowadays. It’s become quite easy Read More…

Holiday Scams to Avoid

There are many things associated with the holidays: quiet time with family, shopping, social gatherings…and holiday scams. Voracious scammers recognize this season as a time of cheer and good will. And they’ll use every dirty trick at their disposal to take advantage of that. But you don’t have to be perpetually afraid that a scammer Read More…

14 Holiday Safety Tips

Winter holidays are a time to have fun and relax with your friends and family. But hand-in-hand with that relaxation should come a focus on safety; after all, how can you really relax and enjoy spending time with loved ones if you feel danger lurking? That’s why, as the winter holidays approach, it’s a good Read More…

Is It Safe to Buy From Online Classified Ads Sites?

As the internet has become more and more prolific than ever, classified ads sites (like Craigslist, Recycler, and Pennysaver) are flourishing. These sites can be extremely useful, but they can also be dangerous, financially as well as physically. This can be especially true when a transaction on a classified ads site is completed in-person. If Read More…

Online Shopping for the Holidays

As the winter holidays start coming around, you’re probably going to start looking into presents for your friends and family. Although it’s still fairly popular to do your holiday shopping in brick-and-mortar shops and malls, it’s also very likely that you are going to make at least some of your purchases online. Going online offers Read More…

How to Delete Old Accounts from the Internet

If you’ve been on the internet for a while, you’ve probably created some accounts that you then abandoned. Whether they were email addresses, social media profiles on defunct websites, or abandoned accounts on popular online shopping sites, it’s a good idea to track them down and delete them. Why? If for nothing else, deleting old Read More…

7 Easy Ways to Foil Porch Pirates

You may have heard the term “porch pirates” recently. It’s a phrase used to describe people who steal packages off other people’s front porches. Though the phenomenon is not necessarily an epidemic, it may feel like it. Especially when you see the proliferation of Ring doorbell and security camera videos capturing these scurvy dogs. If you’ve Read More…

How to Protect Your Online Purchases and Deliveries

When you make purchases online, you probably worry about their safety. After all, if the postal worker leaves the package on your front porch, you have to hope it’s still there when you arrive home. In addition, shipping insurance doesn’t usually cover theft once the package has been delivered. So, if it’s stolen, you’re pretty Read More…

Your Complete Guide to Ad Retargeting

“Retargeting” is a term commonly used when discussing advertising. But it can be a foreign concept if you’re not involved in the world of cybersecurity or advertising. To make matters even more complicated, people discuss it in both positive and negative terms. That can make it even more confusing if you don’t know much about Read More…

How to Shop Safely Online Using a Credit Card

Online shopping is more popular than ever, and that means you probably do it fairly frequently. At this point in the technology age, the question isn’t usually whether you’re shopping online–it’s whether you’re shopping online safely. It’s important to remember that safety online is just as important as safety in the physical world. And, at Read More…