Black Friday: Beware of these online scams and fake sites


In the lead-up to Black Friday, FortiGuard Labs has identified scams involving counterfeit websites which appear to be legitimate e-commerce sites.

Several high-profile brands were targeted, including Facebook’s Oculus, Amazon’s Blink, Shimano, Keurig and Nespresso.

Black Friday scam warning

Beware of fake websites

FortiGuard said approximately 30% of all retail sales occur between Black Friday and Christmas Day, therefore it’s important to be vigilant before parting with your hard-earned money.

While some of these fake websites may appear to be the real deal, scammers will exploit your trust of a particular…

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