If you’re mailed a random CD, don’t put it in your computer. Here’s why


They warned that 'information gathered from a list of ongoing scams indicates this CD was likely ladened with malware and other programs that can infect a computer and allow hackers to gain access to and steal personal information'. — Photo by Chris Yates on Unsplash

Although CDs aren’t as common as they once were in today’s digital world, if you receive a random one in the mail, don’t put it in your computer or anywhere else, authorities say.

If you find a mailed envelope from an unrecognised sender and discover one, it’s likely a ruse, police in Maine are warning.

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