You Find A Random Flash Drive. What Do You Do Next?
Nearly one in five people who find a lost flash drive will plug it into a computer.By Leah Becerra | November 5, 2015
Consumers' awareness of cybersecurity issues has been heightened of late, which makes the findings from CompTIA's "USB Drop Experiment" all the more alarming. (Video via CompTIA)
The nonprofit cybersecurity company ran a social experiment from August to October of this year to test people's "security hygiene."
CompTIA dropped 200 unbranded flash drives in places that see a lot of foot traffic — like airports, coffee shops and business districts — in Chicago, Cleveland, San Francisco and Washington, D.C.