SideJackers, the hackers who hang out near popular Wi-Fi hotspots hoping to snag user IDs and passwords, are expected to be out in droves this holiday shopping season.
According to internetnews.com, Verizon is looking to help online consumers with its "Cyber Monday Alert," a warning and an accompanying list of tips for online shoppers to help protect their personal data. The tips, which can be found in this press release, include:
Holidays always bring out cyber criminals looking for an unsuspecting target. As we reported on our Network Security Edge site, malware authors are creating numerous malicious Thanksgiving-related links designed to steal personal data from holiday revelers.
Be on your guard!