United Reservation Services Scam Squad Warns Travelers Not to Use Unsecured Wireless Connections
Los Angeles, California, Aug 30, 2013 (PRWeb.com via COMTEX) --
United Reservation Services Scam Squad is known for providing information on the most prevalent and rampant scams in the industry to its members so they can be aware and protect themselves while on vacation. With the rise of the media age, the scam squad has seen many more scams taking place that center around unsecured wireless connections.
United Reservation Services Scam Squad realizes that travelers may need or want to access the Internet while on vacation in order to update friends and family on their experiences, post pictures, check emails any number of reasons. Scam artists who have developed malware that tracks a user's activity and records any personal information or passwords entered through keystroke copying have exploited this dependence on the Internet. This malware is extremely sophisticated and is oftentimes hard to detect.
It is wise to install some kind of virus-detecting application on a mobile device as well as protective software on a laptop computer. Many of these programs can detect and erase malware that has found its way onto a traveler's devices. Even with this software, however, United Reservation Services Scam Squad advises that it is still best to avoid unsecure Internet connections while traveling. If possible, avoid checking bank statements while on vacation.
When using mobile devices, it is sometimes better to use the satellite data even when a wireless data connection is available. Especially when checking important accounts such as bank or email accounts, this is a more secure alternative, though it may be extremely costly to do so. It is important to contact one's cellular provider to learn about roaming calling, texting and Internet use charges.
United Reservation Services Scam Squad is an industry-leader in providing its members with the most current information on the most rampant scams in the travel industry. While these unfortunate occurrences do happen, through the use of these tips provided by the Scam Squad, travelers will be able to enjoy a vacation free of worry.
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