Spotting spoofed websites

 

Source: Jamey Tucker, What the Tech blog

Here are a few things to consider when making a purchase online: 

  • Malicious websites can be created to look like the real site from a reputable company fairly easily
  • Never purchase anything with a debit card as it is a direct link to your bank account
  • Compare the price of the item at Amazon, Best Buy, Walmart, and/or Target. If the price is considerably lower it is more than likely a scam.

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