Ordering food using a new app? Completing an online purchase with a specialty vendor? Think twice about whether you want to create an account with them. Checking out as a guest leaves you with less to lose if the website in question experiences a data breach down the road.
Using a credit card is much better than using a debit card; there are more consumer protections for credit cards if something goes awry. Or, you can use a third-party payment service instead of your credit card. There are many services you can use to pay for purchases – like Google Pay, Apple Pay or […]
When you enter a card number online, it could be intercepted by a man-in-the-middle attack or exposed in a data breach. Digital wallets are more secure, but if you must enter a card number to complete an online transaction, virtual card numbers can help protect your main account. These temporary numbers can be set to […]
During this global pandemic, be extra alert to the kinds of information being collected to complete any online transaction. If the merchant is requesting more data than you feel comfortable sharing, cancel the transaction. You only need to fill out required fields at checkout and you should not save your payment information in your profile. […]
Fraudsters are fond of setting up fake e-commerce sites in times of unrest like the current pandemic. Prior to making a purchase, read reviews to hear what others say about the merchant. In addition, look for a physical location and any customer service information. It’s also a good idea to call the merchant to confirm […]
Fraudsters are fond of setting up fake e-commerce sites in times of crisis. Prior to making a purchase, read reviews to hear what others say about the merchant. In addition, look for a physical location and any customer service information. It’s also a good idea to call the merchant to confirm that they are legitimate.
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