Holiday Shoppers Beware: 100K Malicious Sites Found Posing as Well-Known Retailers

As the holiday season looms, cybercrooks are going after shoppers with more than 100,000 lookalike domains mimicking legitimate retailers.

The news comes as a new report shows that in tandem, the retail industry is experiencing more breaches than any other industry in 2019 as criminals consistently go after shopper information. According to Business Insider, 2018 holiday e-commerce sales were responsible for $126 billion in sales, a 16.5 percent increase from the $108.2 billion generated in 2017.

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