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How to Stay Safe While Shopping Online

Can you believe it’s December? The holidays are here and you’re bound to do some online shopping, and we don’t blame you. Over the past decade, the amount of activities we’re able to do on the internet has increased tenfold – its relatively easy and hassle-free, and just an overall convenience, but that doesn’t mean that there aren’t numerous risks associated with it.

This Windows Vulnerability Could Put Your at Risk

Remember when we told you it’s crucial you update your software? Recently, Microsoft started urging people to patch their Windows system following reports of attacks based on their BlueKeep vulnerability.

Bluekeep, which is the code-name for the security flaw CVE-2019-0708, was first revealed in May 2019, and there have since been numerous reports of this flaw being exploited. So go update your operating system now.

Can You Spot the Latest Shopping Scams?

Earlier this month, we’ve shared some of the latest shopping scams that have popped up in 2019. This week, we’ve created an exciting new quiz to test your knowledge of shopping scams to prepare you just in time for Black Friday!

How ready are you to shop until you drop? Scroll down to try the quiz and see how many scams you can spot from the real deals.