McAfee has released a list of 12 holiday scams. Here are some thoughts I had on the items in the list:
1. Clicking any links in e-mails and using them to give personal information are generally bad ideas, and shipping notification e-mails are no exception. If you placed an order, they already have all the information they need to ship you the item, so why would they need to ask you for it again?
2. This tip isn’t very specific, but it brings to mind shady sites that steal your credit card information instead of actually shipping you items. It may help to look up stores at the BBB. For example, if you type in www.newegg.com into the search box, you will see that the store has an A+ rating, and then you can see why the store received that rating if you’re interested.
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