Theft

01.30.15
British thieves stole DVDs from a supermarket by mailing them home
01.30.15

British thieves stole DVDs from a supermarket by mailing them home

Before we start, we know that crime is wrong and that theft is a serious issue. That said, the len...

By M. Brian,   01.30.15
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01.08.15
Chinese authorities arrest thieves who dug hole into Beijing warehouse and stole 240 iPhone 6 units
01.08.15

Chinese authorities arrest thieves who dug hole into Beijing warehouse and stole 240 iPhone 6 units

There is no shortage of stories involving enterprising and boneheaded criminals coming up with all s...

By Y. Heisler,   01.08.15
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12.08.14
Thieves swipe over 1 million smartphones in the US each year
12.08.14

Thieves swipe over 1 million smartphones in the US each year

If you suspected that smartphone theft was becoming an epidemic in the US... well, you're right. T...

By J. Fingas,   12.08.14
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11.05.14
Smart light bulb fools burglars by pretending you're at home
11.05.14

Smart light bulb fools burglars by pretending you're at home

There's no shortage of smart light bulbs that will save energy or set a special mood, but they don...

By J. Fingas,   11.05.14
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09.24.14
It's just this easy to steal from the Apple Store (video)
09.24.14

It's just this easy to steal from the Apple Store (video)

Late last week, ex-NBA player Rex Chapman was picked up by Scottsdale, Arizona police on felony ch...

By R. Lawler,   09.24.14
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08.26.14
iPod touch stolen, used by war vet for prosthetic hand control
08.26.14

iPod touch stolen, used by war vet for prosthetic hand control

The opinion people have about thieves in general is pretty low, but a thief who broke into the tru...

By S. Sande,   08.26.14
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08.20.14
Heartbleed blamed for Chinese theft of 4.5 million health records
08.20.14

Heartbleed blamed for Chinese theft of 4.5 million health records

Yesterday, Community Health Systems announced that Chinese hackers had managed to steal the health...

By D. Cooper,   08.20.14
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08.18.14
The government shouldn't regulate smartphone kill switches
08.18.14

The government shouldn't regulate smartphone kill switches

Few things are worse than realizing your smartphone's been stolen. Your personal information is no...

By B. Molen,   08.18.14
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08.11.14
California's smartphone kill switch bill is about to become law
08.11.14

California's smartphone kill switch bill is about to become law

After a brief battle, California's smartphone kill switch bill is on the cusp of becoming a bona f...

By J. Fingas,   08.11.14
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