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Online Shoppers Beware: What’s Lurking in Your Online Holiday Gift Purchase

ONLINE SHOPPERS BEWARE Whars lurking in your online holiday gift purchase? Cyber Criminals are Interested THE 2011 HOLIDAY SEASON WILL SE. Top online retailers' Business-to-consumer retailers in the U.S. and Canada, based on online sales 36% of all holiday shopping will be O 2 Staples 3 Apple 4 Dell online 5 Office Depot 6 $60 billion in total online sales 148 million online shoppers People will spend an average $400 each on gifts Over 21 million people will shop from mobile 53% of smartphone us ers will use their device to research, shop, etc3 online devices There we 112,472 phishing att011 Of those, 520 different institutions were targeted in the first ha • Banks • E-commeorks .Social • ISPS • etc lalware cost 2 hillion nerce sites last year. experienceo ous year 1/3 othouseholds Millions of people jeopardi S NA information h their 30% of people don't tak precaution s to secure Risk to the Public banking, shopping, etc. CONSUMERS WILL LOSE MORE THAN $10 MILLION THIS HOLIDAY SEASON DUE TO CYBERCRIME. Top 10 crime types® Non-delivery Payment/Merchandise 303,809 online crimes were reported in US in 2010 FBI-related Scams Identity Theft 14.4% Computer Crimes 13/2% Miscellaneous Fraud 9,1% Advance Fee Fraud 8.66 Spam Auction Fraud 7.6% People report 35 online crimes every hour 6.99% Credit Card Fraud 5.9% Overpayment Fraud 5.3% 5.3% 0% 5% 10% 15% Protect Yourself DON'T GET "SNOWED'ONLINE THIS WINTER! Holiday Shopping Tips * Visit retailers' software especially programs that provide browsing protection websites directly Vs. using a search engine to get there * Use Internet security Always check a site's URL before making any purchase (htps:// vs http://) S = secure F-Secure. SOURCES 1 2 3 4äapwg 5 electronics-computers/state-of-the-net/online-exposure/index.htm 6 All other stats: Follow us on Facebook: Follow us on Twitter: RSS feeds: F-Secure Labs blog: F-Secure Labs video channel:

Online Shoppers Beware: What’s Lurking in Your Online Holiday Gift Purchase

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This shows the top online retailers, top 10 crime types and online shopping tips this holiday season.






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