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These Are the 10 Airports Where You're Most Likely to be Hacked 

There's a bigger danger lurking in U.S. airports than mediocre meals: public Wi-Fi networks.

The convenience of these easy ways to connect online is often masked by the fact that many are unencrypted, insecure or improperly configured, according to a recent study by Coronet, a cybersecurity company. If that's the case, it is much easier for hackers to access your device and install malicious software, steal your passwords or login information and download other data such as emails.

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3 Big Tips for Women Who Travel

Travel is one of life’s great pleasures. Women are traveling more than ever and taking solo trips in greater numbers each year.

A 2014 survey found that 65 percent of U.S. women are taking vacations without their partners. And, according to REI Adventures, 58 percent of their guests were women, and they are designing more of their travel adventures for women.

But with this increased travel comes risks for women who are traveling alone, for business reasons or for pleasure. According to a survey commissioned by AIG Travel, 45 percent of female travelers feel less safe or much less safe about traveling than they did five years ago.

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Why Corporate Travelers Get the Best Hotel Rooms

One of the open secrets of the travel industry is that hotel general managers love corporate travelers. When they look at their list of tomorrow’s incoming visitors, they first check to see how their guests booked their rooms. If they have a travel management company or another big name corporate travel agency on the list next to the guest’s name, they set aside the premier rooms for them. Why? The simple reason is that travel management companies represent a huge chunk of business for the hotel chain. And those in the hospitality business know that they should keep their best customers happy.

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