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AOL Digital Matters - computer safety when traveling

Three Ways a VPN Helps Protect You (that you may not know about)

You may know that a virtual private network (VPN) helps protect everything you do online by encrypting your information so that hackers and anyone else on the same network can’t easily snoop on you. After all, data moving across WiFi networks are just like radio waves and anyone with the right equipment can “listen in.”

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A Travel-Smart Checklist for Being A Cybersecure Traveler

Reservations confirmed. Check Gas in the car. Check Out-of-Office notifications turned on. Check Pet sitter lined up. Check Mail delivery on hold. Check Bags packed. Check Home security system turned on. Check Just waitttttt a minute…. I know you’re excited to get out the door, but you need to add some items to your checklist …

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