Shop online securely this holiday season

Many Australians are spending more time shopping online as the festive season approaches. The Australian Signals Directorate’s Australian Cyber Security Centre is encouraging you to be cyber safe this festive season and shop online securely by following the following simple steps:  shop using secure devicesprotect your payment information and accountsuse trusted sellers use secure payment methods be alert to fake delivery scams.By following these simple steps, you can significantly minimise the risk of cyber threats while shopping online.  More information about secure online shopping is available on, including step-by-step guidance to shop online securely and resources to help you if you’ve been impacted by a cyber threat while shopping online. What you can do Read our step-by-step advice on the 5 steps for secure online shopping on and share the advice with your family and friends. Follow our advice on how to recognise a fake website or scammer while you are shopping online and on what to do after you’ve made an online purchaseAccess resources on you know how to shop securely online? Take our 2-minute quiz to assess your online shopping habits.Download our step-by-step secure online shopping checklist to follow when shopping online.Know how to stay secure while you are shoppingFind out what to do after you’ve made a purchaseDiscover what to do if things go wrong and you’ve been impacted by a cybercrime.Spread the word Be sure to follow us on XLinkedIn and Facebook  for the latest campaign content and practical advice to help Australians stay secure online. Kind regards, ASD’s Australian Cyber Security Centre
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