Monthly Archives: November 2011

The Cyber Thieves That Stole Christmas

With the shopping “holidays” of Black Friday and Cyber Monday right around the corner, the National Retail Federation predicts that up to 152 million people will be hitting stores looking for deals.

As you search for deals, keep in mind that the slew of information being shared this weekend creates a prime opportunity for hackers to steal personal data. Some are calling 2011 the “Year of the Hacker” so caution needs to be taken to prevent this from becoming the year that cyber thieves stole Christmas.

Check out our infographic illustrating the risks this weekend and find tips on how to keep your data safe.

November 22nd, 2011 by ID Watchdog Security Team