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Oct
12
Avoid Getting Scammed on Amazon Prime Day

If you’re gearing up to snag bargains during Amazon’s biggest shopping event of the year, beware that cybercriminals are prepping too! Researchers are seeing a recent spike in phishing and malicious websites that are fraudulently using the Amazon brand. Prime Day actually happens over two days—this year the event falls on Oct. 13 to 14. Don’t let fear make you miss out on great deals! Avoid getting scammed by staying alert and paying attention to details.
Tips to Avoid Prime Day Scams:



  1. Start on Amazon.com

  2. Ensure purchase experience is unchanged

  3. Inspect site usability and details; leave if incorrect


For more detailed tips and information, check out the following sources:


https://threatpost.com/amazon-prime-day-spurs-spike-in-phishing-fraud-attacks/159960/
https://bolster.ai/blog/how-to-avoid-amazon-prime-day-scams/#:~:text=1.,links%20to%20avoid%20fraudulent%20sites