How to outsmart sophisticated burglars


As home technology has become sophisticated, so have burglars.

Security expert Don Aviv says strong physical barriers are still the best defense, but modern-day burglars can also break in virtually.

“Homeowners need to treat their smart home devices as if they’re a part of their computer and the same way you would treat your banking, same way you would treat anything that’s of value,” said Aviv.

Also, make sure you’re not giving thieves a road map through your social media posts. Think twice before posting about your possessions and whereabouts.

Homes may be smart, and crooks nowadays may be smarter. But that doesn’t mean you can’t outsmart them.

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