'Tis the season for cybersecurity

December 18, 2020

Cybercriminals don’t take the holidays off, especially this year. The significant shift to online everything due to the pandemic have kept them busy, with reports of fraud – from opportunistic websites to social media-fed scams to phishing attacks – rising sharply.

“Don’t let the criminals spoil your holiday cheer,” says Mastercard Chief Security Officer Ron Green. “Take action now! Slow down and think before you click to avoid common holiday scams. A moment now can save you a flurry of trouble in the new year.”