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    18 Ways You Might Not Have Thought Of To Keep Your Stuff Safe

    Because you can never have enough security TBH.

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    1. Your card can't be scanned by thieves through this RFD-blocking card holder.

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    If you have contactless, it's possible for people to use apps and other devices to clone your card and steal your funds. This card holder is not only a great way to keep your plastic together, it's also impenetrable to scanning devices!

    Price: £6.99.

    2. This small no-screw lock that you can bring practically anywhere.

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    This lock is super portable, which is great if you're spending a lot of time away from home (or even if you just don't want the hassle of having to screw in your own locks).

    Price: £9.99.

    3. A GPS-fitted collar, so you don't lose your lil' animal friends.

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    There's nothing worse that that sinking feeling you get when you think your pet might be missing. Save yourself the stress and always know where they are with this GPS-fitted collar, which offers live tracking and alerts you if your furry friend leaves their designated safe area.

    Price: £32.99.

    4. A sliding front camera cover, because camera hacks are actually a thing.

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    There are loads of ways for hackers to access your webcam, so it's worth your while to make sure they can't see anything they shouldn't. These webcam covers are really subtle, and they slide across so you have access to your camera whenever you need it. Plus, they work for smartphones, too!

    Price: £6.29 for a pack of six.

    5. A video doorbell, so you can see who's at the door without actually being there.

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    You're not always home when the doorbell rings, and even if you are, it might not be easy (or safe) to get to your front door. This super handy video doorbell lets you see who's at the door and speak to them via your phone, so you can rest easy while you're away.

    Price: £39.99.

    6. A sports bra with a pocket, which is perfect for when you work out.

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    Working out can make it hard to hold onto your stuff. You're moving quickly, your hands are prob a bit slippery, and TBH, holding all your stuff safely can start to seem like a hassle. Instead of keeping your phone in your hand, consider this sports bra with pockets, which holds your stuff for you while you're working out.

    Price: £13.99- £15.99, depending on size.

    7. Window locks, because thieves really do try it.

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    OK, so you probably already know how important it is to keep your doors locked – but opened windows can be a real danger too, especially if you're living on a lower floor! Keep yourself double safe with these easy-to-install window locks, which customers say are really strong.

    Price: £13.99 for a pack of two.

    8. This small lanyard for your wrist (sometimes the simplest things are the best.)

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    OK, it's a bit of an oldie, but some things are classic for a reason! This wrist lanyard is small, portable, and fits onto phones, keycards, and loads of other stuff, too. It's a great way to hold onto your phone during those packed mornings on the tube, plus it's super lightweight and wearable!

    Price: £3.99 for a pack of ten.

    9. A theft-proof bag to help keep your stuff safe on your commute.

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    If you're carrying valuables around with you, you'll want to know they're as secure as they can be. This bag works to make theft as difficult as it can be (the bag has a safety lock, an anti-theft back pocket, and as a handy plus, it's got a USB connector, too!)

    Price: £19.98.

    10. This compact steel folding bike lock, which is super strong.

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    If you're a bike owner, bicycle theft is probably on your mind a lot. Save yourself the stress of worrying about your wheels with this sleek and strong bike lock, which reviewers say is super secure and lightweight.

    Price: £24.96.

    11. This Pacsafe cash belt, perfect for when you're out and about.

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    When you're at a festival, off travelling, or even just wandering around town, having cash on you can make you really on edge. I'm def guilty of walking down a busy street thinking about how steal-able my stuff is, which prob doesn't help my chances! Make your money as hard to find as possible with this (v spy-movie) cash belt, which conceals your cash completely.

    Price: £13.01.

    12. A privacy screen that makes it difficult for other people to see what you're typing.

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    Having someone look over your shoulder when you're on your laptop is annoying at best and dangerous at worst. This screen blocks strangers from seeing what you're looking at – whether it's memes or passwords – by making your screen completely black for anyone looking at it from an angle.

    Price: £20.98.

    13. Locks for your patio doors, because thieves know that's a weak spot.

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    Make sure you don't leave yourself vulnerable by getting these patio door locks, which are insanely easy to install!

    Price: £49.97.

    14. An alarm that goes off whenever your doors or windows are opened.

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    If you're out when someone decides to break in, thieves can be reassured by a super quiet home. Make sure you know when your locks have been tampered with by purchasing these door and window alarms, which customers say are suitably loud and very easy to install.

    Price: £21.99.

    15. An actual safe, because sometimes James Bond movies make a point.

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    We all have some valuables (passports, documents, expensive stuff) we really don't want anyone but ourselves to touch. If you're serious about keeping your stuff safe, consider, well, a safe (plus, you'll feel like a Bond character, which is never a bad thing.) This one has two locking methods for double the security.

    Price: £19.95.

    16. Keep an eye on your purse in public with this portable clip-on bag hanger.

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    Watching your handbag can be a hassle, and it gets even more annoying when you're out and about in public. Make sure you can always see your bag with this really easy-to-use bag clip, which latches on to tables and desks.

    Price: £1.99- £6.99, depending on colour and design.

    17. Make sure your secret data stays that way with this encrypted USB.

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    If your job is really data-heavy, or if you just don't want strangers hacking into your suff, this encrypted USB stick is def worth a look!

    Price: £14.99.

    18. A lil' portable lock for your laptop, to help secure it when you're in public.

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    Whether you're typing away in your local café or surfing the web in a hotel lobby, this lock cable will help to make sure your laptop will stay secure when you have to dash to the loo or order another Americano.

    Price: £7.99.