Online shopping is so common today that people are just fully enjoying the process without any concern. However, are you aware that your credit card number and personal data may be at risk?
You may want to build up the habit of checking if the online store you are visiting is secure by looking at the address field: make sure the padlock icon is locked, and the connection is secure. Otherwise, avoid sending any sensitive information, including your credit card numbers, through this website.
If you check carefully you may notice that the URL of secure sites and non-secure sites are different: secure sites start with https:
In fact, Google has already added this checking into the Chrome browser. An error message would
Next time when you are shopping online, remember to check this before inputting your credit number. Happy shopping!
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