The holidays, like most other seasons, usher in some once-a-year threats for users. There’s never a good time to have to deal with malware infections, but the holidays—a time for celebration and relaxation—may well be the worst.
Year after year, cybercriminals never tire of coming up with increasingly ingenious and even more lucrative traps to lure in potential victims. That said, we at TrendLabsSM have come up with some nifty tips and tricks to protect yourselves from some of the threats—blackhat SEO poisoning, spamming, and phishing that can ultimately lead to data theft—that you’re bound to come across this season.
For more information on what kinds of attacks can affect you this merry season and how you can stay protected from these, check out our latest Threat Encyclopedia Web Attack entry, “Beware of Holiday-Themed Multicomponent Online Threats.” You may also find our easy-to-read holiday-themed e-book, “Season’s Warnings: Shop Online Safely This Holiday Season…,” a handy tool.