Most people do a lot more shopping during the holidays. There are gifts to buy, events to attend, and lots of good deals. But unfortunately, scammers know it’s a high volume shopping time and they look for ways to take advantage of busy consumers. According to an article from Forbes, “cyber attacks are on pace to jump by nearly 60% this holiday season, compared to other months throughout the year.” Some simple ways to protect yourself include shopping at websites from trustworthy brands, when dealing with sensitive information (such as your credit card number) avoid using public Wi-Fi, and keep your electronic devices up to date. For more tips on how to shop safely, visit the Forbes blog.