Most consumers don’t understand what can be done with someone’s personal data, which means that the greatest threat is simply the vulnerabilities we haven’t thought of yet.
A random sampling of second-hand electronics for sale around Wisconsin found significant amounts of data, including hundreds of pieces of personally identifiable information.
Data collected from the Environmental Protection Agency and reported by The Global E-Waste Statistics Partnership finds that out of the 6,295 kilotons of produced e-waste, the US only formally collected 1,400 kilotons. America’s rate of collecting electronic waste is roughly 24% annually.
McAfee revealed evidence that the Operation Sharpshooter campaign exposed in 2018 is more extensive in complexity, scope and duration of operations…