5 Tips for Safe Online Shopping Malaysia!

Online shopping has been getting so popular here in Malaysia for the past few years and it is now a trend that most shoppers have picked since then. Why? It is because online shopping can be a convenient and fun activity which is perfect especially for those who already have a job or career. Sometimes you can even get stuff much cheaper online compared to in stores!

I have always enjoyed shopping but with my final year project going on, I would have less time to go to juggle around, going out to a shopping mall to shop would be too luxury for the amount of time I have! This is why online shopping is the solution to it, I can enjoy shopping without leaving my house! Self pampered and time saved, kill 2 birds with 1 stone! Yay!

The best thing about online shopping is I can do it whenever and wherever I want. This advanced retail therapy does help me, at least until now. But I also learned there are tips for online shopping I must follow to ensure that my information and money stay safe. These tips would help you to have the best online shopping experience possible. Let me share with you 5 tips for safe online shopping Malaysia.

With just a few clicks you can get everything you want and delivered to you. Yes it sounds fun and easier – without you ever leaving your home. But you must know before you start entering your card information online it can make you vulnerable to cyber criminals.

    1. Safeguard your devices - because using outdated software means, to put in perspective, is like leaving your front door unlocked at night. So update your devices to make sure they have the most recent security software, operating systems, programs and apps.

      2. Make sure you only enter network that is secured. Do not log on to unsecured wireless networks and most importantly with your mobile device.

3. Look for the lock! If you have ever noticed the closed padlock symbol on the web browser’s bar actually means that the site is secure. Only enter your card information on a site that is secure.

4. Online ads can be more than interesting for some with amazing calling of great discounts and promotions. But there are illegitimate ads are actually traps set to compromise your device. So be wary of online advertisements.

5. Credit cards and debit cards are one of the safest forms of payment online because these cards allow you to seek for refunds. So don’t buy things online from sites that ask you to send cash through mail or money-writing service. 

There you have it, 5 easy tips for you to enjoy safe online shopping. Always remember to check for these small details before paying for anything online!

So off you go to spend all your money!



  1. Great safety tips! With available online shopping now, reading this is a must!

  2. Thanks for sharing such lovely tips.I think good products, best offered price and excellent shipping should be kept in mind too. We share with our clients the same while working on ecommerce website design.


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