How Burglars Use Social Media to Target Homes Whilst You Are On Holiday

August has arrived, the month wherein many of us take a few days off work and travel abroad. Everyone loves to brag about their holiday and put up pictures online of the beautiful scenery they are witnessing. But you must be careful, because your posts may be the key to a perfect burglary plan, as can be seen from the pictures below:

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Even simply checking into an airport to use wifi may be a solid indicator that your home is an empty and easy target:



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If you want to share your holiday plans, don’t do it in real time, wait until you are safely home!