Superdrug targeted by miscreants who claim to have stolen customer data

The retailer says that whatever data the crooks have obtained, they weren’t stolen through a breach of its systems. Superdrug is urging its online customers to change their passwords after being contacted by cybercriminals who claim to have secured a range of personal details belonging to 20,000 customers of this British health and beauty retailer, Huffington … More Superdrug targeted by miscreants who claim to have stolen customer data

Russians embrace Bitcoins, the West sticks with PayPal

One day, as you’re busy surfing on one of your favorite online stores, you stumble upon a pair of chic shades … they’re the very ones you’ve been looking for, for quite some time. And that’s not it. Best of all, they are really cheap. So you add the sunglasses to your shopping cart, proceed … More Russians embrace Bitcoins, the West sticks with PayPal

Cyber Monday – 12 tips to help you shop safely online

‘Cyber Monday’ is rapidly becoming a boom industry for cybercriminals, with reports of frauds having leapt 31% in 2013, according to police statistics quoted by The Guardian. With social media helping to whip up the frenzy in the days of the Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales – and retailers hyping bargains via Facebook, Twitter and … More Cyber Monday – 12 tips to help you shop safely online

Safer cyber-shopping makes for happier holidays: 12 simple safety tips

The 2012 holiday shopping season is fast approaching and digital devices are sure to play a bigger role in the holiday shopping process than ever before, from pre-purchase research on the home or office computer, to in-store price checking on the smartphone. And of course, online holiday shopping is available 7×24, from before Black Friday, … More Safer cyber-shopping makes for happier holidays: 12 simple safety tips