Personal privacy, data security and even your physical security is increasingly vulnerable to a growing number of threats which include:
1. Malware can be purchased online by any bad actor and pushed to your devices through un-secure public wifi and through public charging stations; or sent to your phone through phishing or other means. Malware can:
2. Car key fobs constantly broadcast a security code which unlocks the door and allows the owner to start the car. Thieves can clone the signal, open your car door (at a distance) and drive your vehicle.
3. Employers are legally allowed to monitor location and data on company provided devices. Most companies use device management software to do this.
4. Geofencing technology is increasingly used to capture data on target visitors at events and political rallies, if they have location data enabled on their phone (90% of attendees do).