In this edition of Risk Alerts, we highlight underground coal fires, trackers being used as stalking tools, BadUSB drives and methane leaks, among other threats.

A hidden risk: underground coal fires.

The Marshall Fire, which burned approximately 6,000 acres in Colorado last December, was the most destructive wildfire in the state’s history. Authorities are still investigating what caused the blaze, but one possibility is the area’s abandoned coal mines, according to an Associated Press report.

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