Thanksgiving Reminds Us That Cybercrime Never Takes a Holiday

With the holiday shopping season set to begin before Thanksgiving dinner has even settled in our bellies, millions of Americans will turn to their mobile devices and computers to get an early leg-up on holiday shopping on Black Friday. But according to a new report from Tenable Network Security, it’s critically important to remember that …   Read More

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Thanksgiving Reminds Us That Cybercrime Never Takes a HolidayWith the holiday shopping season set to begin before Thanksgiving dinner has even settled in our bellies, millions of Americans will turn to their mobile devices and computers to get an early leg-up on holiday shopping on Black Friday.

But according to a new report from Tenable Network Security, it’s critically important to remember that cyber crime never takes a holiday.

“Over the next month you’re likely to hear Andy Williams singing, ‘It’s the most wonderful time of the year,'” the company writes on its blog. “And based on last year’s holiday-season counts of remotely exploitable vulnerabilities from the likes of Microsoft, Oracle and Adobe you might think, ‘It’s the most vulnerable time of the year.’”

Unfortunately, the mobile and online shopping security risks continue to rattle many consumers. And the following infographic from Tenable Network Security reminds us why that is still the case.

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2 comments

  1. NetSpySoftware

    Thanks! That’s a nice article! True cyber swindlers have never hoidays. That’s true it is vital to be careful during this weekends!
    http://www.netspysoftware.com/

  2. spysystem

    Yes its true that cyber crime never takes a holiday and we should limit the used of credit card for your protection and privacy

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