Follow these tips to keep evil elves away from your data while you travel.
Plane tickets? On the table. Gifts? Ready to go. Suitcase? Packed. Carry-on? Fully stocked with ginger candy, crossword puzzles, and your laptop or tablet. Now, quick question—did you prep your device for this trip?
In today’s climate of cybercrime, any internet connection is cloudy with a chance of malware. Add to that the vulnerability of relying on unknown Wi-Fi routers away from home, and you’ve got some big reasons to take extra precaution.
And … you can take steps to protect yourself right now. Follow this Traveler Protection Guide and enjoy your holidays with peace of mind. Digitally, at least.
Taking a few minutes now will save you hours of hassle later. Here’s your pre-flight checklist:
Following are best practices for keeping yourself (and your data) protected as you travel over the river and through the woods to the land of nieces, nephews, home-cooking, and your old twin bed. Learn these tips and live by them.
For online armor that does most of the heavy lifting so you don’t have to, install this cybersecurity software:
From all of us at Avast, have a merry season and a happy new year, and may your holiday travels be joyful, relaxed, and—most of all—safe.
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