Your best friend from high school is probably not a cat burglar. But do you know everyone on your friends’ and followers’ lists (or everyone on their lists) on your social networking sites? If not, don’t post information about your holiday travel plans.
More information about social networking safety.
While you’re at it, take a few minutes to adjust the privacy settings on your social networking site and any apps on your smart phone that share your location information.
More information about using location services more safely.
Also, avoid giving vacation details in an automated “out of office” email.
More information about email and web scams.