[LISTEN] How to not fall victim to online consumer scams

Dr Aleksandar Valjarevic says because more and more companies are going digital, there is a greater threat to consumers’ identity.

JOHANNESBURG - Security expert at LAWtrust Dr Aleksandar Valjarevic says people need to be vigilant not to share any personal details in response to unsolicited digital communication, as hackers are using people's personal details to access their accounts and their identities.

Valjarevic says having anti-virus software on one’s machine, and checking the accuracy of web addresses, are some of the ways to prevent yourself from being compromised.

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