Survey warns of mobile cybersecurity during holiday season

Monday - 12/5/2011, 9:42am EST

'Tis the season for cyber attacks.

A survey by the National Cyber Security Alliance and McAfee Security finds more people are using their home computers, smart phones and other mobile devices to do their holiday shopping this year. It's good news for cybercriminals who are out in force to steal your personal and financial information.

The survey warns shopper to be on alert for fake merchant sites and to take steps to protect their personal information. It also offers a list of the most popular christmas scams. Find the link on federal news radio-dot-com.

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