Link: Symantec’s lost cell phone study confirms the worst in people | Fox News

Symantec’s lost cell phone study confirms the worst in people | Fox News

Don’t lose that smartphone — or else.

A new study by security firm Symantec seems to confirm the worst in people, revealing that people who found a lost smartphone violated the loser’s privacy a whopping 89 percent of the time. And they weren’t just seeking a phone number or email address: On nearly half of those phones, the finder attempted to access the owner’s online banking app.

The Symantec Smart Phone Honey Stick Project sought to quantify just how likely you were to get back a phone you had lost, privacy and data intact.

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