There are always scammers around, and they tend to crop up most around times of spending, and in times when people might have their guard down. Unfortunately, this makes Christmas-time a prime opportunity for cyber-criminals looking to exploit vulnerable folks. Cybersecurity experts are warning people of a variety of common exploits to keep an eye out for this festive season. Don’t let some internet Scrooges put a damper on the festivities; check out our list of 12 common scams this time of year which are likely to put the criminals responsible straight on the naughty list.
1. Misleading social media adverts
With many of us looking to shop small or second hand this Christmas, whether for cost savings, to support individual and local sellers or to find something unique, shoppers become vulnerable to scams whereby criminals will advertise goods for purchase on social media that they have no intention of providing. Sometimes, they will send badly-m...Please sign in to read the full article Login Now