12 Scams of the Holidays

It’s that time of year to remind our co-workers, students and family members to be aware of an increase in information security risks during the holiday season. McAfee has put together a list of ‘The 12 Scams of Christmas’ to remind us to be careful of those e-mails, text messages and its-too-good-to-be-true deals:

1. Not-So-Merry Mobile Apps
2. Holiday Mobile SMS Scams
3. Hot Holiday Gift Scams
4. Seasonal Travel Scams
5. Dangerous E-Seasons Greetings
6. Deceptive Online Games
7. Shipping Notifications Shams
8. Bogus Gift Cards
9. Holiday SMiShing
10. Fake Charities
11. Romance Scams
12. Phony E-Tailers

Click here to explore the complete list of scams and keep your cheer this holiday season!