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Be careful of using public computers when traveling

Hotels, libraries, and cafes may sometimes provide computers that people can use. Nevertheless, travelers cannot trust that these computers are secure. They may not be running the latest operating systems or have modernized anti-virus software. Cybercriminals may have infected these devices with malicious viruses or installed malicious software.

Don’t post photos of your boarding passes to social media

If you’re flying somewhere, you might feel compelled to post a photo or video of your boarding passes to a social network like Instagram. It’s a risky move, though, as strangers can use the information contained in its various codes to change your contact information with the airline or even alter your reservation. Handle your […]

Beware of publicly accessible computers.

Hotel business centers, libraries, and cyber cafes provide computers that anyone can use. However, travelers cannot trust that these computers are secure. They may not be running the latest operating systems or have updated anti-virus software. Cyber criminals may have infected these machines with malicious viruses or install malicious software.