Tips to avoid online scams during the holidays

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UNDATED – The Better Business Bureau is warning of online shopping scams during the holidays. If you are taking advantage of some Cyber Monday deals tonight and other online bargains this season, the business bureau has the following warning for consumers: Beware of false advertising and phony websites, shop with trustworthy sellers on secure sites only and keep your antivirus software up to date. According to research from Finder, Americans are expected to drop roughly $87 billion between Black Friday and Cyber Monday.