ATLANTA — As the holiday season approaches, many people will be shopping online, and that has cyber security experts worried.
They are already seeing more cyber-attacks and that could get worse as more people jump online.
The U.S. Census Bureau reported last year was the biggest year for new businesses that were created. Experts are expecting the same for this year, but because of this, they say cyber attackers are not only going after consumers who are shopping online but also small mom and pop businesses.
So far this year, many of those last-minute shoppers say they’re trying to get a head start on holiday shopping.
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Shoppers like Hannah Wilde say that while she’s doing some of her shopping in person, the other half will be online.
“Usually, I’m kind of a last-minute planner,” Wilde said.
She’ll be joining millions of holiday shoppers across the metro area who’ve…