Cell Phone Security Tips

Best Tips to Prevent Your Cell Phone From Being Stolen

POSTED November 6th 2015 BY kevin4371
About 3.1 million American consumers were victims of smart phone theft in 2013, according to Consumer Reports. Thieves target cell phones from travelers because they are easy to steal and easy to sell. Overseas thieves are often more brazen than here in the United States. Individual thieves and teams of thieves, involving both and men women,  orchestrate scams and diversions targeting tourists just to steal their...
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Cell Phone Security Tips

POSTED August 3rd 2014 BY traveladmin
It just makes sense to take your smartphone with you when you travel, whether it’s domestic or international. It can make your travels more convenient, but you also have to be much more vigilant, as for most of us our phone is increasingly our link to everything which is important to us. With so much personal information such as phone numbers, reminders, credit card information and...
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What to Do When You Lose Your Cell Phone

POSTED June 2nd 2012 BY traveladmin
Having your cell phone stolen or simply losing it is quickly becoming a very common issue, and we have all been there.  You know the drill, you go to reach for your phone and it’s not where it usually is, you look for it all over and you can’t find it.  That’s when you get that sudden heart-stopping realization that we don’t know where our...
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Top 10 Places Where Cell Phones Are Lost

POSTED March 27th 2012 BY traveladmin
Lookout Mobile Security recently released findings from a study regarding lost or stolen cell phones, and an astounding amount of money is lost every year when people misplace their mobile devices or are the victims of theft. According to the Lockout study, approximately $30 billion will be lost this year when mobile users lose their cellphones. With the advanced technology included in most smart phones...
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Internet Safety: Online Threat Facing College Students, Identities and Credit Cards

POSTED December 29th 2011 BY traveladmin
With wifi, smartphones and broadband available almost everywhere, college students are constantly connected to the web. While the internet has simplified some aspects of life, providing greater access to information, in some ways it has complicated the life of the modern day student. This is especially true when looking at the risks that increased internet usage can pose.  Here is an interesting article about this...
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How to Save on Phone Data and Wi-Fi Costs Overseas

POSTED August 11th 2011 BY traveladmin
If you don’t know by now, using your cell phone while traveling can send you to the poor house quickly, so how do you save on cell phone costs?  Stories of travelers receiving bills of several thousand dollars is not unheard of when they return home, simply because they did not do their research before they left.  Spend a few minutes understanding how your and...
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How to Save Money with Skype on International Calls

POSTED July 13th 2011 BY traveladmin
How to Save Money with Skype on International Calls Calling cards used to be the way to save, but now there’s a new standard to avoid high international roaming charges. Skype is a simple service that allows users to chat, talk, or video chat over the Internet. Best of all, Skype-to-Skype calls are free, though there’s a small fee to call a land line or...
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France – Cell Phone Thefts in Paris

POSTED January 28th 2011 BY traveladmin
Travelers to Paris France should use a little more caution when they use their expensive cell phones in public.   Several reports have come to light of muggings in Paris, with cell phones being the current number one target for being ripped right out of your hands – this is occurring not just at night when you would assume that these occurrences would be higher, but...
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How to Make Your Phone (mostly) Worthless to a Thief

POSTED January 23rd 2011 BY traveladmin
What steps should you take if your smartphone gets lost or stolen? Report the theft to police and immediately contact the wireless provider to suspend service, experts and carrier company reps said. A number of apps can be downloaded to find lost phones or activate the remote wipe feature to clear the phone of all important personal information. Those tracking services have to be set...
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What to Do When You Lose Your Tech Gear

POSTED April 1st 2010 BY traveladmin
This is a very good article posted with advice on what to do if your cell phone, laptop, or other gear goes missing, You’ll  get some great advice and how to tips  if you travel with a cell phone, laptop, or other tech item.   Click here for article.
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