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Cyberthieves scramble for information

Christina Medici Scolaro
Tech Yeah! Cyber security flaws

Shopping and working online may be quick and convenient, but it also increases the risk of being a cybercrime victim.

News of the Obamacare website, Starbucks mobile and Target hack attacks have even the most tech-savvy users wondering how safe our personal information actually is.

And it doesn't matter whether the website is on a desktop or a mobile device, the goal of the hacker is basically the same: separating users from their personal information.

Websites accessed via desktops and laptops are the most risky, experts say.