Panda Offers Six Online Security Tips To Holiday Shoppers
Panda Security said that its PandaLabs, its anti-malware lab, is warning holiday shoppers to be particularly wary when shopping on line this year.
"It's more important than ever for shoppers to follow best practices to avoid infecting their computers or turning over their private information into dangerous hands," said Sean-Paul Correll, PandaLabs threat researcher.
Panda said that cyber criminals are most interested in prying shoppers loose from their credit card information, social security numbers and other personal data related to identity theft.
As an example, the security company offered an online video of how malware can be used to steal personal banking information works here.
Panda said that to be safe, shoppers should follow the following helpful hints: