Make sure the websites you choose for ordering online are protecting your information that traverses between your PC to their server.
Beware! Are you dealing with a non-secure site? If not sure then, consider the below signs before dealing with any e-commerce website.
URL: URL is a major factor in deciding a website’s security as a website with HTTP is not a secured website. On contrary, the website that starts with HTTPS is likely to be a secure website over the web. Always prefer to order from such a website having a URL that starts with HTTPS.
Lock icon: Mere HTTPS does not indicate that the website you are visiting is secure however the Lock icon that is on the lower right side of the browser shows the security information about the website when the user clicks on it. It is not just an image but it should be checked because many fraudulent websites place a false icon to dupe users. You should also validate the site seal that is provided by SSL certificate vendor as such a site seal is difficult to duplicate and contains a date and time stamp on it.
Many fraudulent sites exist on the web aim to steal users’ private information and money these above tips may help you to judge such website’s authenticity to perform data transition in a secure environment across the internet.
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