With most stories, there’s a need to explain the concept and proceed to the meat of the issue. In this case, it’s pretty much a no-brainer. We know it. We check in at the airport, tell the world we’re heading out for a few days, and in the back of our mind we wonder if this information can be used by criminals to take our property.
It can. It happens.
Rather than expand at this point, let’s dive right into the numbers. Here’s the stats, courtesy of our friends at Credit Sesame. Click to enlarge.