As the COVID-19 outbreak devastated the travel industry, many hotels launched “work-from-hotel” programs to appeal to locals who needed an escape from their home workspace. Hotels now offer daytime room reservations for people who wanted a quiet, distraction-free place to work, with the added amenities one would expect in a hotel. Unfortunately, cyber criminals have seized … [Read more...]
Traveling This Summer? Tips to Protect Your Private Data While Using Public Wi-Fi.
Summer vacations are the best—school is out, work slows down a bit, your destination is picked, and bags are packed, and you’re ready to hit the road with your best travel companion—your smartphone! From keeping your kid entertained with video games and apps, to taking pictures and sharing them with your friends and family on various social media sites like Instagram, Facebook, … [Read more...]
Wi-Fi Hacking at the Hotel Pool
While making breakfast for our kids this morning, my wife sent me a few second video of the Today Show with the message “I think I know what you do for work now” with a smiley emoji. In the segment, host Jeff Rossen gives his audience a warning around using public Wi-Fi this spring break and tips to keep themselves safe. Rossen goes onsite to the pool at a hotel resort, … [Read more...]