Mobile News Magazine report:

McAfee urges people to look after their devices over Christmas and have the appropriate security measures in place to protect them

Figures from a Freedom of Information Act obtained from McAfee show 15,833 mobile phones have been handed into Transport for London so far this year as lost property.

From this figure, 13,525 mobiles so far haven’t been claimed by anyone with the remaining 2,308 commuters picking up their lost mobiles.

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I am a journalist and author. I am a journalist at the UK edition of WIRED magazine. In 2015, my first book Freedom of Information: A Practical Guide for UK Journalists, was published. My second book Reed Hastings: Building Netflix, was published in March 2020. I created FOI Directory in 2012 and have maintained it in my spare time ever since.