12/03/2014 02:42 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Three Tips To Protect Yourself When Online Shopping, From Jennifer Jolly (VIDEO)

When it comes to online credit card theftUSA Today Lifestyle Tech Editor Jennifer Jolly says that not a lot has changed in terms of how cyber criminals are stealing information. To keep yourself safe, shop with only one credit card, and be sure to check your credit card statements at the end of each month to see if any strange charges appear. If someone sends you a text message or email asking you to download something, don't do it! Don't click on anything that comes to you unsolicited. Finally, make sure that the security software on your laptop, phone and tablet are recent and up to date.

For more of Jennifer's tech advice and suggestions, view the slideshow below:

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