How PC Repair Shops Can Steal Personal Info


WPBF News 25 reporter Brian Albert recently took a look into how easily computer repair shops could steal personal photos, music, financial information and more from customers' computers. Best Buy Geek Squad Supervisor Henry Roper told WPBF that personal computers carry a large risk of exposure when individuals keep all their private information on them.

"For some people, their computer is their livelihood," Roper said. "If you have control over someone's computer, you have control over all their information."

Having all of your personal information in one place may be convenient, but it also can be dangerous, WPBF reported. Spyware, ad-ware and hackers are always potential invaders. WPBF Explains How PC Repair Shops Can Steal Personal Info - News- msnbc.com

Linked by shanmuga Wednesday, 19th December 2007 8:11AM