On Black Friday this year, Americans spent a record $5 billion in just 24 hours — a nearly 17% increase from the previous year. While online shopping surely makes life a little easier, there is a threat most people don’t consider…
This week’s selection of articles runs the gamut from avoiding online holiday shopping scams to preparing for a common deadly disaster that could strike anytime you leave the house. Let’s take a look.
Last week, a new phishing scam swept the internet. This week, retail stocks may come crashing down, taking the rest of the markets with them. And next week, warmer temperatures mean mosquitos will start bringing their deadly diseases to a backyard near you. This week’s batch of must-read articles addresses each of these threats and more.
The ease and convenience of online shopping makes it an attractive alternative to braving the hustle and bustle of brick and mortar stores this time of year. But you might inadvertently be bringing danger straight to your front door.