Original release date: November 24, 2020
With more commerce occurring online this year, and with the holiday season upon us, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) reminds shoppers to remain vigilant. Be especially cautious of fraudulent sites spoofing reputable businesses, unsolicited emails purporting to be from charities, and unencrypted financial transactions.
CISA encourages online holiday shoppers to review the following resources.
- CISA’s Online Shopping Tip
- CISA’s Holiday Online Shopping page
- CISA’s Social Engineering and Phishing Attacks Tip
- The Federal Bureau of Investigation’s (FBI’s) ‘Tis the Season for Holiday Online Shopping Scams – Don’t Be a Victim Announcement
These crooks hacked into a network hoping to get everyone in the company to buy them gift cards. Very simply put, the crooks were after as many accounts as they could access to buy as many gift cards as they could as quickly as possible.
Last Updated by Julia Olech on October 02, 2020
It’s the human operator that is the weakest link.
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