There’s a joke that if you ask somebody who knows about aerospace engineering, they will tell you how safe it is to fly in an airplane. Likewise, an expert in oceanography will confirm you’re unlikely to die from a shark attack. But if you ask a tech expert about the safety of your devices, they will wince and urge you to get off the grid immediately. We exaggerate, but not much. Technology is vulnerable to a number of attacks by criminals out to steal your identity, your passwords, or the devices themselves. When you travel, you’re even more vulnerable to these attacks because you’re in a strange place surrounded by new faces and likely disoriented. Here are six ways your tech is at risk when you travel and how to protect yourself.
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