Top 10 Cyber Monday Tips for Safe Online Shopping

man looks at Cyber Monday sale online
man looks at Cyber Monday sale online

With each passing year, more people are heading online rather than to the mall to get their holiday shopping done. But online shoppers need to beware the dangers that come with the comfort of shopping from home, the Better Business Bureau warns.

Cyber Monday (the Monday after Thanksgiving) has officially replaced Black Friday (the day after Thanksgiving) as the most popular holiday shopping day of the year. Last year, 96.5 million Americans shopped online during Cyber Monday while 79 million Americans shopped at brick-and-mortar retailers on Black Friday, according to the National Retail Federation.