June 29, 2016
The next time you peek into a stranger’s medicine cabinet, consider this: They’d probably do the same to you. And it could be a reason to avoid Airbnb, according to identity monitoring firm LifeLock, regardless of Los Angeles’ pending regulations on short-term rental platforms. LifeLock’s identity experts found that online services like Airbnb pose a greater risk for being subject to identity theft, the L.A. Times reported. Surveying about 1,000 American adults, LifeLock found that 40 percent had admitted to snooping through the private items inside the homes they visit….
Source: http://therealdeal.com/la/2016/06/29/airbnb-might-increase-chances-of-identity-theft-report/