I am an online shopaholic. It says so right here in my About Me page, so it must be true. And, let’s face it, with young kids it’s much easier to shop from my couch than drag the family through stores. However, one concern everyone must consider when spending money online is internet security. Even with anti-virus software and other precautions the risk of identity theft, credit card fraud and viruses are very real (and very scary). F-Secure Internet Security 2010 is a complete security system for your computer so you can shop online with confidence that your computer is safe.FSecure

About F-Secure

Protecting the irreplaceable. We have the awesome responsibility of protecting what you value and care about. We understand how meaningful a photo can be, how important your work is and how indispensable your online relationships really are. To us, nothing could be more important.

F-Secure is the global leader in providing security as a service through individual computer operators. The new and improved Internet Security 2010 offers solid online security that won’t slow down your computer. It protects against viruses, spam, other malware, and cyber criminals.

Internet Security 2010 Key Features

  • Browsing Protection feature checks if web links are safe. For example, when you conduct a Google search, it shows a green check mark next to safe links and a red ‘X’ next to harmful ones. It also automatically blocks websites that spread malware or try to steal your identity information, such as banking details.
  • Exploit Shield technology stops attacks that target security holes in the browser and in plug-ins. These holes typically exist if software hasn’t been updated with the latest patches or fixes from the software maker. The Exploit Shield also protects against exploits of security holes for which there is no patch yet.
  • Automatic updates and advanced DeepGuard™ cloud computing technology ensure the fastest real-time protection against new viruses, spyware, worms, trojans, rootkits and zero-day attacks.
  • Child Protection element to prevent them from seeing inappropriate material online.
  • Fast virus scans that uses minimal memory to not slow down your computer.
  • Easy to install and user-friendly.

10 More Ways to Protect Yourself Shopping Online

Holiday shopping season is in full swing and F-Secure wants to help you shop – safely! Check out F-Secure’s list of 10 Ways to Protect Yourself While Holiday Shopping Online.  For example, use a virtual credit card (oops, didn’t know that existed) and look for some red flags in the web address. The list is really informative so check it out.f-secure logo

Shop! F-Secure Internet Security 2010 offers 12-months protection on up to 3 computers for $59.99 or 24-months on 3 computers for $99.99.

Try it FREE! Download a free 30-day trial offer of F-Secure Internet Security 2010. The timing is perfect to protect as you finish (or start) your holiday shopping.

Win! One (1) First Prize winner will receive F-Secure Internet Security 2010 AND $150 Amazon.com Gift Card.

PLUS, Two (2) Runner-Up winners will receive a $100 Amazon.com Gift Card.

How to Enter: Tell me your primary concern about internet security OR check out the 10 Ways to Protect Yourself post and tell me one precaution you’ll take this holiday season.

Bonus Entries – you must complete the first required entry before bonus entries are valid:
* Follow F-Secure on Twitter
* Blog about this giveaway including a link to this post and the Internet Security 2010 page for TEN bonus entries.
* If you have the F-Secure LIVE GIVEAWAY button posted on your blog, leave TWO bonus entries.
* Follow The Shopping Mama on Twitter and Tweet. You may do this once  a day: Win $150 Amazon gift card and F-Secure Internet Security program + 2 win $100 Amazon gift cards! @TheShoppingMama http://bit.ly/3Np1qQ
* Add The Shopping Mama to your blog roll (use http://theshoppingmama.com/feed/ for blog address)
* Fan The Shopping Mama on Facebook
* Follow The Shopping Mama in Google Friends Connect
* Subscribe to The Shopping Mama in email or a reader

Save the Date

Don’t forget the F-Secure sponsored LIVE GIVEAWAY Thursday, November 12 at 9:30 PM EST. Chat about online shopping and internet security on The Shopping Mama for your chance to win $100 Target gift card and a $50 Toys ‘R Us gift card! Live Giveaweay button

The Fine Print: Open to US AND CANADIAN residents. Giveaway ends November 30. Winners will be notified by email and have 48 hours to respond or a new winner will be selected. Thank you F-Secure for providing the giveaway prizes.



Kate started The Shopping Mama™ in January 2009 when, after graduating law school, she traded in online legal research and writing for locating the best products for children. She shops for three kids ages 8, 6 and 3 from their home in Japan. Her military family is making the most of back-to-back overseas assignments by traveling every chance they get.

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    E-mail subscriber

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    I’ll be sure to do Number 2. Around the holiday’s, everyone buys from online sources, but I’m only going to use to Big stores. WalMart; eBay; Amazon; Targe; etc.

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    Those are great tips for protecting yourself while shopping online. Sometimes I forget to double-check that a site is secure before entering account information. I’m going to refer to this list several times this season!

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    Use virtual credit card numbers

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    My primary concern about internet security is how thieves are taking personal information and committing identity theft.

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    I have the F-Secure LIVE GIVEAWAY button posted on my blog. #1

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    I have the F-Secure LIVE GIVEAWAY button posted on my blog. #2

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    I follow the Shopping Mama on google friend connect.

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