Technology

For better or for worse, technology is the new frontier. When it comes to navigating the web, avoiding hackers, and enjoying our devices—Reader’s Digest is here to lead the way and help you get the most out of our interconnected world.

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12 Signs That Shopping Site Is Fake—And About to Steal Your Money

Reports from Experian, the consumer credit reporting agency, show that online shopping fraud is on the rise! Here's how to spot the fakes, and protect yourself and your money when shopping online.

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The FBI Warns About This Online Shopping Scam

The FBI has issued a warning about a scary, new online shopping scam—and you could be the next target.


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If You’re Not Following These Rules, You’re an Easy Target for Scammers

We share a lot of personal information online, including credit card numbers and social security numbers—and scammers know how to...


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Think Twice Before You Buy These 19 Things Online

Add to cart, hit send, and wait for it to arrive. Online shopping is a time saver, but sometimes you...


10 Times You Shouldn’t Use Your Credit Card for Payment

Credit cards might be convenient and reliable, but here are some scenarios where swiping or entering your digits could be...

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Some of Your Favorite Online Stores Could Be Spying on You—Here’s How

This is bad news for your online shopping addiction.


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10 Times Swiping Your Debit Card Puts Your Money at Risk

Stick with credit or cash, or you could lose A LOT of money.

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Watch Out! This Popular Credit Card Company Announced a Data Breach

The e-mail really did not provide many specifics.



This One Weird Trick Will Help You Control Your Online Spending—Here’s How

Struggling to keep a lid on your online shopping bill? This scientifically proven trick could help you succeed.


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Should You Be Worried About Your Cell Phone Catching a Virus? (Spoiler Alert: Yes!)

You might want to think twice about before storing your credit card numbers in your phone.

Be Warned: Scammers Are Making Fake Versions of Your Favorite Apps to Steal Your Data

Fake apps could be stealing your info and money. Learn how to protect your mobile identity and spot fake deals.


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Malware Infections Spike in November and December—Here’s How Protect Your Personal Info

Cyber-savvy scammers are standing by to snag our personal information and infect our devices with malware. Here's how to protect...


How to Avoid Online Holiday Shopping Pitfalls

How to Avoid Online Holiday Shopping Pitfalls


Which Tablet Is Right for You?

Sure, the iPad is great, but there are other options smart shoppers should consider if they're shopping tablets.