It hasn't been an easy year for the privacy of travelers, at least so far. Data breaches, surveillance worries and those troublesome cameras in airplane seatbacks and hotel rooms are enough to make passengers paranoid.
Maybe they should be.
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"Travelers are particularly vulnerable to security threats because they are in a different environment with unfamiliar risks," says Adam Dean, a senior security specialist with GreyCastle Security, a cybersecurity services provider in New York. "Generally speaking, travelers should assume they have no privacy and know that somebody is always watching."