Christmas is approaching fast and you don't have all your shopping done ?
The answer ? Do it on line. It is convenient, easy and fast. But, is it secure ? Are you exposing your credit card numbers or passwords to hackers ?
Never forget that there is potential for criminals to capture your private information anywhere from your computer to that of the online store down the street or on the other side of the world.
Have you ever noticed that some websites start their address with http:// and others start with https:// ?
Http:// means Hyper Text Transfer Protocal. In other words it is an agreed upon manner and format for passing information over the internet. Then, what is https:// ?
HTTPS:// means Hyper Text Transfer Protocal Secure. That last word " Secure " means that the link between your computer and the vendor's computer is protected.
Never make a financial transaction or pass any critical or private information to a website that does not have that special "S" . That "S" may save you from great financial or other devastating loss.
Look for HTTPS:// and tell your friends about it.
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