As the holiday shopping season begins online, throngs of Internet shoppers are on the hunt for the best deals on gifts for their friends and family.
F-Secure recently surveyed 405 Internet users solicited from all over the world through Facebook, Twitter and the Safe and Savvy blog. We found that 87% of these Internet users were planning on shopping online. Of those 66% of online shoppers are planning on doing most of their shopping online. That is up 12% from last year.
The best news is that shoppers are savvier about online shopping than ever before. 82% reported that they check to make certain that a site is securing their data before they click “Buy.” While this doesn’t remove any and all risks from cyber shopping, it does mean that shoppers are being careful.
Here are four tips to ensure you stay safe while shopping online throughout the 2011 holiday season:
We’re proud to help making online shopping a safe alternative to waiting in lines at the stores. Enjoy.
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