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5 online scams to watch out for this Black Friday and Cyber Monday

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The traditional kickoff to the holiday shopping season is also an opportune time for cybercriminals, scam artists and conmen to gear up their activities.

Here are the top 5 online scams to watch out for...

Dirt-cheap PS4 Amazon listings in Walmart price-match scam

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Who needs to wait until Black Friday for doorbuster, price-slashing, Insanely! Low!! Prices!!! when you can instead defraud price-matching policies with bogus Amazon listings showing whatever crazy-low price you dream up?

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Black Friday spams are too good to be true


With the holiday season approaching and lots of super good deals being offered around the American Thanksgiving holiday, retailers aren't the only ones looking to make a buck.

Holiday hucksters won't stop at Cyber Monday

Holiday hucksters won't stop at Cyber Monday

While the biggest shopping days of the year in the United States are now over, the scams are likely to continue through the end of the year. Read on for tips on what to look for.

"Grab hold and give it a wiggle" - security advice for Black Friday and December


Much of the world is about to enter its busiest retail period. With any retail surge you can expect a corresponding surge in cybercriminality.

So the latest warning from our friends at the Queensland Police Service in Australia is well-timed: watch that cash machine!

Fake iTunes gift certificate delivers a load of malware for Black Friday shoppers


Watch out for shopping scams as the seasonal shopping frenzy ramps up over the US Thanksgiving weekend.