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Black Friday cybersecurity responsibility falls to customers

November 27, 2019

Hoards of people lining up at Walmart’s storefront is the classic Black Friday image.

Instead of going out at 2 a.m. for a deal, shoppers can stay in bed and shop online. It’s easier for them and the bad actors who want to steal payment information.

In the month leading up to the shopping holidays, there was a 400% increase in phishing activity, according to research from cloud-based security company Zscaler.

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