Las Vegas, Nevada (PRWEB) August 29, 2013
The fall travel season is almost here, and many people are starting to plan their getaways. Many are travelling to where they can view the leaves changing colors while others are escaping colder climates in favor of beach vacations. No matter where people are travelling to, United Reservation Services urges tourists to remain vigilant and aware at all times in order to keep themselves and their belongings safe.
One of the most prevalent scams that criminals are employing this fall is the exploitation of mobile devices. Hackers have developed several different types of malware that is able to copy itself to the device’s hard drive through wireless connections that travelers access while on vacation.
United Reservation Services Complaints Initiative reminds travelers to be wary of wireless Internet connections when traveling. If travelers wish to connect to a wireless connection, it should only be to approved and secure wireless networks. Unless the connection explicitly states that it is secure, it should not be trusted. This malware is extremely sophisticated, and can record keystrokes used to type in passwords and replicate them for scammers’ use to hack into email, bank and other personal accounts.
United Reservation Services Complaints Prevention Initiative knows that petty theft including pickpocketing is a well-known crime that happens while on vacation, yet it continues to happen again and again, with victims losing money, jewelry and even important documents such as their licenses and passports. Pickpockets bet on tourists having large amounts of money in their pockets and hang out at tourist-dense areas such as sightseeing spots where people are more likely to be distracted and unaware of their surroundings. The complaints initiative warns against going to extremely crowded areas and advises vacationers to keep their most valuable items in hand.
The best way to avoid being pickpocketed is to simply be aware. Through vigilance and situational awareness, a pickpocket will find it much harder to take advantage of a traveler.
United Reservation Services Complaints Prevention Initiative wants to reassure vacationers and stresses that while these unfortunate incidents do occur, by staying smart and being aware, travelers can enjoy a vacation free of incident and worry. To enjoy some of the amazing travel deals that United Reservation Services has to offer, visit http://unitedreservationservices.com.