How to catch thieves who steal your technology


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Thought the word on this could do with spreading.

Came across this via Click on the BBC.

It is an open source Anti theft software. It can be placed on 3 machines free of charge, sufficient for most households. There are pro versions for more machines / business.
Runs in all flavours of Windows, Mac, Linux and android / iOS.
It takes less than 5 minutes to setup.

Link: Open source anti-theft solution for your laptop, phone and tablet – Prey
Read the FAQs: FAQ – Prey


I've not tried it myself as (a) I've not got a laptop. (b) No-one in their right mind would steal my old phone.

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