How to protect yourself from online shopping scams

Online shopping scams involve scammers who use the internet pretending to be legitimate online shellers and trick users into buying fake items or paying for services that don’t exist. Scammers take advantage of the latest technology to develop fake retailer websites that look like genuine online retail stores. They aim to steal your money or personal data without delivering the goods or services promised. If you are shopping online, there are some red flags to look for that may indicate that it’s a scam.

Kristi Shehu is a Cyber Security Engineer (Application Security) and Cyber Journalist based in Albania. She lives and breathes technology, specializing in crafting content on cyber news and the latest security trends, all through the eyes of a cyber professional. Kristi is passionate about sharing her thoughts and opinions on the exciting world of cyber security, from breakthrough emerging technologies to dynamic startups across the globe.