With many Canadians planning vacations, cybersecurity should be a top priority. Check out some advice on how to prevent being hacked and giving up important personal information to identity thieves.
Turn down offers of USB charging gadgets and bring your own wires. Also, avoid using USB ports and instead plug your device directly into an outlet.
SMS and Email Travel Updates
It is crucial to be on the lookout for travel-related email, text, and social media frauds, through phishing campaigns posing as an airline, credit card firm, or TSA, attackers may attempt to acquire a traveller’s credentials.
A fraudster will send a message informing the receiver that their TSA PreCheck is due for renewal, but the link in the renewal email will take the victim to a bogus website where hackers will accept payment and steal personal information.
For information on existing accounts, the best advice is to always go to the official TSA website.
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