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The right way to dispose of corporate trash

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Jun
2021
The right way to dispose of corporate trash

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When preparing a targeted attack against a company, attackers sometimes resort to dumpster-diving, hoping to find useful information. In real life they won’t stumble across 50 valid passwords in a trash can, Hackers style, but cybercriminals can still find a lot of useful intel in company trash.

What shouldn’t go in the garbage

Even the most optimistic trash scavengers do not expect to find a portfolio of documents marked TOP SECRET. Then again, they hardly need huge secrets to discredit a company or put together a targeted attack; any scrap of corporate dirt or information can help them dupe employees through social engineering.

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