These days due to availability of a wide spectrum of cheap tickets, cheap business class tickets and cheap airline tickets, the number of travellers traveling for a variety of reasons is increasing by the day.
Similarly many cheap flights and business class flights are plying their services in all parts of the world. Frequent travellers are increasing day by day and to book their tickets they are relying more and more on technological advancements. Instead of using traditional ways of booking their tickets they are relying more and more on their mobile phones, internet, lap tops and other electronic devices. Although technological advancements have brought about a revolution in travel industry, it is also proving to be a nuisance. The instances of hacking information are growing precariously.
Very recently, a hacking incident that occurred in United Kingdom brought these technologically driven problems in limelight. People are now on guard and are tensed to know that anytime their mobile phone voice mail can be hacked. It has become very simple and easy to hack information from a person’s mobile, laptop or any other electronic device. It needs the mobile number and a spoofing device which is easily available online as well as in the market.
From any number chosen by a hacker, the calls seem to be coming using this caller ID spoofing services. The phone voicemail system gets fooled and the hacker gets access to the mobile messages.
To protect one’s mobile from hackers, it is recommended to password protect voicemail. Also the offers frequently mailed by service providers regarding entering a password when calling from your own phone must be bypassed. This become more essential for frequent travellers who believe that they have confirmed bookings but later on reaching airport they find that the booking has not been made and the reason behing this problem is information hacking.