Shopping Online with a Credit Card

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Online shopping with a credit card is a great way to save money and avoid the hassles of shopping in person. Recent studies have found that online credit card hacks happen on an almost daily basis, but fortunately there are measures you can take to reduce your risk. First, make sure that your email address is not included on your credit card account details. Email phishing exploits are one of the most common ways criminals gain access to personal information, so be sure to always check your email addresses as well as the URLs of any websites you visit. Additionally, never enter your credit card number into any unsecured forms on the internet, and always verify the authenticity of any links you receive in an email.