CBI warns online holiday shoppers: Watch out for ads

December 16, 2014
Photo: Internet mouse computer broadband (iStock)

The Colorado Bureau of Investigation is warning online shoppers and Web surfers about malicious advertising aimed at hacking into computers so scam artists can steal personal and financial information.

The bureau's Identity Theft Unit says "malvertising" often offers deals or coupons that seem too good to be true.

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