Black Friday is here, and so are Fake Apps designed to Steal Your Money and Personal Information

Last year consumers spent 12.8 billions dollars online during the Black Friday weekend and this year those numbers are expected to increase. This shows a trend and more and more shoppers are turning to online shopping looking for bargains.

Unfortunately, unsuspecting consumers should beware that hackers are shopping as well. As consumers hunt for deals, hackers are hunting for steals.

Consumer site RiskIQ warns that 1 in 10 Black Friday mobile apps are malicious. According to their Black Friday eCommerce Blacklist, there are fake Black Friday mobile apps designed to fool consumers into downloading and inputting personal information.

Read more about it here.


Sources: Business Wire, RiskIQ

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