Have you ever misplaced your smartphone? If so, you’re familiar with the ensuing chaos: changing passwords, notifying contacts, and the potential loss of photos and music. Your phone could be sitting in a Lost & Found box or, worse, in the hands of someone who knows how to exploit its contents. Without a security tool to safeguard your data, the loss can be devastating.
Here’s a silver lining: you’re not alone in this. To illustrate just how common this issue is, we present an infographic from backgroundcheck.com. The data, sourced from mobile security company Lookout, reveals the frequency and locations of lost smartphones across the U.S. The statistics may surprise you.
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