Tag: social media

Posting Your Boarding Pass Online? | TPA Travel Insurance

The Borneo Post ran a quick check – using a boarding pass of a local airline – on an online barcode reader site. Using only image of the barcode instead of the whole boarding pass, the programme managed to note the passenger’s full name, travel itineraries including frequent flyer number, flight and seating arrangement. Decoding the barcode only required uploading an image of the boarding pass.

Insurance Companies Snooping on Twitter and Facebook Accounts?

In US and Europe markets it is already a common thing for insurers to check various information of individual by “snooping” on to the social media platforms as a form of intelligence gathering. Insurers use of social media for anti-fraud purposes is no…