A survey by the National Cyber Security Alliance and McAfee Security finds more people are using their home computers, smart phones and other mobile devices to do their holiday shopping this year. It’s good news for cybercriminals who are out in force to steal your personal and financial information.
The survey warns shopper to be on alert for fake merchant sites and to take steps to protect their personal information. It also offers a list of the most popular christmas scams. Find the link on federal news radio-dot-com.
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Tom Temin is the host of The Federal Drive, which airs from 6-10 a.m. on 1500 AM in the Washington, D.C. region and online everywhere. Tom has 30 years experience in journalism, mostly in technology markets. Before coming to Federal News Radio, he was a long-serving editor-in-chief of Government Computer News and Washington Technology magazines.