Rohit Sethi talks about hacking during summer vacation

Now that it’s June, many consumers are making plans for that big summer getaway. But few realize that the risk of identity theft goes up when traveling — in fact, just booking your next trip online, especially during peak travel periods, can also put you at risk.

According to Javelin Strategy & Research, 12.6 million people were victims of identity theft last year — that’s a daily average of over 34,500 people. The most obvious risk for travelers is losing a laptop or smartphone — but there are many other lesser-known risks too.

Here are four key risks travelers need to watch out for:

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