Monthly Archives: August 2015

Could Social Media Sharing Lead to a Home Break In?

Social mediaSummer has all too suddenly approached and thousands are jetting off on their summer holidays. How do we know? Well, thanks to countless airport check-ins, poolside selfies, scenic views, and status’ declaring holiday makers won’t be making their journey home for another 2 weeks, burglars can located your every move.

In fact, one survey suggests that 75% of convicted burglars have admitted thieves often turn to social media to target their victims. Unfortunately this form of attack is on the rise as criminals turn their hands to social media stalking in order to facilitate their crimes. The good news however, is that you can minimise your social footprint and make their jobs much more difficult with just a few simple rules.

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