T'is the season to be ripped off...

Monday, 13 November 2006, 11:29 AM EST

Online fraudsters are gearing up for the massive increase in consumer online shopping due to take place over the festive season. One in 10 holiday shoppers can expect some form of spyware, adware, or other internet attack as they conduct transactions on the web, according to net security firm PC Tools.

Last year online shoppers spent nearly $10bn during the holiday season, 24 per cent higher than the previous year.

At The Register.

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