Nothing is safe! especially online shopping. The FBI has issued a warning about e-skimming E-skimming, is when a hacker installs a malicious code onto a website and captures credit, debit card numbers and any other sensitive & personal information. You may be shopping, filling out a job application or a government information form- on what you think is a secure website. They have your personal information, your transaction will go through just like any other purchase. They do suggest that you get a on line card for shopping and protect your personal information as much as possible.