To perpetrate the crimes, Mario Alberto Simbaqueba Bonilla, 40, simply checked into high-class hotels and installed keystroke “spy” software on computers in their business centers, reports the Miami Herald. Then, as business travelers and other hotel guests used the same computers to log into their personal accounts and conduct financial transactions, the spyware saved this information for Simbaqueba to retrieve remotely from another location. … [Read more...] about ID Fraud Case a Cautionary Tale for Business Travelers
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Posted by Public Interest: “Yes, we use it as much as possible to reach out to the bar and clients about our work. My issue is the amount of time it takes to service all of the platforms. The interface and presentation a firm or lawyer has on social media communicates volumes about their practice. So yes to LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and two websites—a statewide and law firm site.” … [Read more...] about What hacks have you learned from years of business travel?
Employees should know that seeking the help of law enforcement can be very different outside of the United States. If you have a problem, do not assume that the police will immediately come to your rescue-in fact, the police may even make the situation worse. In poorer countries, where police officers earn very little money, they sometimes work in conjunction with criminals. If someone is the victim of a crime, that person should call his or her corporate travel department or travel risk management company immediately. … [Read more...] about 5 Tips for International Business Travelers
If an unexpected riot erupts overseas, travelers need to go into stealth mode. They should find a safe haven in the area, such as a restaurant or hotel and remain as far away from the main entrance as possible. The main entrances are most likely to be hit by bombs, bullets, or other weapons if the situation turns violent. They need to take off glasses, hats or anything else that identifies them in any way. Even though they may have expensive phones or cameras with them, those items need to be either hidden or simply discarded. Photographs of riots could be confiscated and used against innocent bystanders. … [Read more...] about Global Protests and Business Travelers
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian markets were in limbo early on Monday ahead of data likely to show the Chinese economy slowed at the end of last year, underlining the urgent need for more stimulus as Beijing wrestles with the United States over trade. … [Read more...] about Asia holds breath for China data, Brexit news