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Online Shopping and the Threats Surrounding It

December 16, 2016 by Salman Shahid

Online shopping has made life much easier than it was ever before. But the same formula of convenience is equally applied on cybercriminals too, who lurk the internet with the goal of getting their hands on personal and confidential information. To do so, cybercriminals resort to malicious content take the help of spamming via posting too offers that are too good to be true to scam shoppers. Keeping this in mind, we at PureVPN have compiled some interesting facts and figures, along with threats and their solutions in regards to online shopping.

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Posted: December 16, 2016
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Salman Shahid
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Salman Shahid is the Creative Marketer at PureVPN, who is enthusiastic about learning everything there is to know about internet security and anonymity. He is equally determined to make sure any and all are well equipped to deal with cyber threats, which is on the rise these days. At the same time, he is also an avid gamer and a fan of all things 80s.

One response to “Online Shopping and the Threats Surrounding It”

  1. Calin C. says:

    I’m curious how the author came up with “Countries most plagued by hackers” list. I’ve read the resources listed in the “Sources”, but that’s inconclusive…Hungary on 2? Now that’s a country that I heard least about messing around with these things. China on 3, Taiwan on 4 and Romania on 1?! Based on what values? Intensity / volume / frequency / fraud value hacker attacks? Just curious…

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