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Happy Holidays! Here Are Some Tips to Stay Safe During the Holidays

By December 23, 2019March 30th, 2024No Comments

Happy holidays from our Reis family to yours. We thought we’d put together a short and sweet blog post for tips to stay safe for the holidays. Keep reading to learn them. 

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The holidays are a busy time and it’s difficult to always remember to be cyber safe. Let’s get right to the main course of this post. 


How do you stay safe online for your shipping. Read the tips here. 


Below are a few tips to stay cyber safe.

  • Look out for fake online shops
  • Be aware for fake charity phishing scams
  • Be careful with online wish lists
  • Watch out for fake delivery emails
  • Be on the lookout for social media scams
  • Don’t click pop up ads or coupons
  • Keep an eye on QR codes
  • Be wary of spam texts
  • Avoid shopping on public Wi-Fi
  • Update, patch, and tighten cybersecurity before shopping online
  • Take a “less is more approach on social media
  • Turn off Bluetooth and Wi-Fi
  • Avoid public Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and charging stations


We hope that you keep these tips in mind. Have a good holiday! 

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