Back in 2015, a 47-year-old man from the Netherlands became one of the first people to be diagnosed with “digital hoarding disorder.” The man took thousands of digital pictures daily and spent hours every day organizing the photos on his computer. Go ahead and laugh — but think for a second about how many treasured memories lurk beyond your digital desktop.
New Kaspersky Lab research reveals that many users may be at risk of having the same addiction. Digital clutter goes beyond photos; it can include collections of apps, messages, and more. Moreover, excessive digital clutter makes you more vulnerable to cyberthreats. Take our quiz and find out where you are on the slippery slope of digital hoarding.