Maybe your IT staff has sold you on the benefits of new computers. Or perhaps you plan to replace the clunker in the rumpus room in anticipation of the upcoming school year — and it includes your “homework” from the office or personal data like financial information or family Social Security numbers.
Of course, you’ll do your research before investing in a new system. But have you thought about how to securely dispose of your old computer? Before you log off for the last time, make sure your tech trash doesn’t become a fraudster’s treasure.