Anti-Theft Back-packs used to keep your belongings safe from thieves. But, it is complicated to prevent theft using anti-theft backpacks entirely. Thieves are well-organized. They work in teams, with well-designed plans and they have years and years of experience in stealing people’s prized possessions. For example, in Australia about 2,000 out of every 100,000 people will become the victim of theft. On top of that, there are more than 400,000 incidents of pickpocketing around the world every day.
Anti-theft bags certainly won’t eradicate these crime syndicates, but they can help you prevent theft while on the go. And most importantly keep your precious memories and belongings safe in your bag. Let us see some of the features of Best Anti Theft Bags like material and RFID blocking technology that contribute the theft protection.
Usually an anti-theft backpack will be made from military-grade, extremely slash-resistant material that makes it nearly impossible for a thief to rip open quickly with a knife. Because, slash-resistant bags reinforced with material made from UHMWPE. UHMWPE stands for Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene. UHMWPE and other technical fibers are tightly woven together to produce slash-resistant fabric. The fabric made from Polyethylene is rated as highest cut resistant material of level 5.
When you are shopping for anti-theft backpack check, whether the material is made from polyethylene. If not, you can check for an alternative material called Kevlar. Kevlar usually have a cut-resistant level of 2. This material got disadvantage of getting weaken when exposed to direct sunlight.
Some manufacturers even use steel mesh for reinforcement, but it is not a quite alternative for Kevlar. Hence, it is better to check for the material like polyethylene or Kevlar.
RFID stands for Radio Frequency Identification. It refers to the chip on your credit card or other cards that have personal information on them. Hackers and thieves pick up these frequencies in a global travel scam using a special equipment known as “RFID Skimming”. It is also known as Electronic or Digital Pickpocketing. Hackers use your personal information to make purchases you didn’t verify, or even steal your identity. To tackle such situation, anti-theft backpacks are constructed with RFID protectors. They are special holder to place your credit card or other cards in order to avoid scanning of your cards. Most anti-theft bags come with an added layer of protection in the form of RFID-blocking material.
Thus, above features of anti-theft backpack help to prevent theft and protect your precious memories and belongings safe from thieves and hackers.