Do This When You Check Into A Hotel To Make Sure You Have Privacy

 

Hotels can make me so paranoid at times.

My biggest issue is that I'm never sure if there are cameras in the hotel room! I'm not weird, I just watch a lot of I.D. Discovery.... okay, maybe that makes me weird, but I'm okay with it I'll own up to it!

So if you're anything like me, this blog is for you.

While the home sharing site says they take privacy violations "very seriously," there are some steps you can take to protect yourself while traveling.

CNN reports that the flashlight on your phone is great for locating concealed devices. Shine it at items in the room and check for "reflections from the lens," says Cyber security professor Alan Woodward.

There are apps that can sniff out bugs in the room, but the best advice is to do a physical inspection.

Look for tiny holes where one could place a tiny camera, including in "Light fixtures, smoke detectors, clock radios, coffee pots, and electric sockets," says security consultant Mike O'Rourke.

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