Our world is not getting any safer. Cases regarding theft seem to never end and even continue to rise. Thieves’ tactics are getting more complex and advanced. Given all these, it is indeed becoming more difficult to cover yourself with protection against all these culprits.
Tourists have always been thief-magnet. Once these people are out of their own country, they became more susceptible to those who would take advantage of their weakness, curiosity and friendliness. That is why it is crucial for them to be extra careful and alert especially when they are on the road. They should always keep in mind the dos and don’ts of travelling in order to keep themselves protected from thieves always.
So if you are planning to travel and you need tips to keep your things, such as your MacBook and MacBook accessories, and adventure safe, read on. This article is perfect for you.
- BRING WITH YOU AN ANTI-THEFT BACKPACK
Your anti-theft backpack’s effectiveness will depend on the kind of bag you will choose. That is why make sure that the bag you will purchase is made from scratch, water and slash-proof materials, have an RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) technology blocking features, must have a lot of compartments and has a secret pocket. If the bag you will purchase has all these features, you will surely hit jackpot and will surely be able to maximize the protection this kind of bag promise to offer. It is not just your identity that will be kept safe, but also your MacBoook, MacBook accessories and other gadgets.
- RESET ALL YOUR CREDENTIALS AND UPDATE YOUR ACCOUNT DETAILS AFTER THE TRIP
This will protect you and your information from hackers you have just met and might have stolen your data during your trip. That is why resetting all your credential and updating your account details after your adventure is a very crucial thing do. You can do this by calling or sending an email to the company’s IT support staff and asking them to reset these information for you. Or you can just do that manually by visiting the company’s website and follow the instructions in updating your details.
- DO NOT ENTER YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION THROUGH PUBLIC COMPUTERS
Public computers are usually poorly managed. Since that is the case, users are not given maximum protection. This is the reason why entering personal data through these computers are not advisable. You can still use these public computers though, but just remember to follow this tip no matter what. Or else, some hackers can get their hands on your data and use it for their personal interests.
- DO NOT CONNECT TO UNKNOWN WIFI NETWORKS.
There are several WIFI networks you will meet during your travel. Most of them are unfortunately from unknown source. It might be tempting to connect to these networks especially if you are pretty excited to share the details of your adventure to your social media. But don’t get caught in this bait. Some of these networks are owned by thieves and are just looking for victims. Before connecting to a network, make sure that the network is from a known source or else you might get caught in a dilemma where your details are already transmitted and stolen through that network.
No matter what part of the planet you will travel, it is really important to keep yourself safe. Follow these tips so you won’t be a victim. Be alert and always ready. Have a safe and fun adventure.