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Cyber Monday Safety Tips

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If you're going to be shopping online on this Cyber Monday (11/26), we have some tips from the Better Business Bureau. 

The first: make sure you are on trusted the websites.  Confirm the website is secure by looking at the URL, there should be for an "s" after "http."

2. Keep an eye on the site's privacy policy to see what information they're storing about you.

3. Use a credit card instead of the debit card, it offers more protections.

4. If you're using a phone or tablet to shop -- make sure you're on a secure connection to the internet so no one can steal your credit card information.

5. Check your bank statements regularly, and keep record of order confirmations and receipts.

And the Better Business Bureau also says if you see a deal that seems like it's too good to be true, it probably is.

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