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5 tips for safe shopping on Black Friday and Cyber Monday
5 tips for safe shopping on Black Friday and Cyber Monday

Shoppers descend on malls and Best Buys on Black Friday each year, hungry for outrageous markdowns and incredible deals. But beware. This is the last holiday shopping season before Americans will switch over to the chip-and-pin technology popular in Europe, ditching the old magnetic strip credit and debit cards. Until then, the majority of American retailers will continue to use the magnetic strip system at their registers, leaving them susceptible to data breaches. Hackers can siphon credit card data from those systems and sell it on the black market. After breaches at major retailers, such as Target and Home Depot, it may seem like online shopping during Black Friday and Cyber Monday...

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