Theft

05.09.14
Thieves beware: future ATMs will spray foam that helps track stolen cash
05.09.14

Thieves beware: future ATMs will spray foam that helps track stolen cash

ATM thieves are increasingly focused on digital heists, but many of these robbers still prefer old...

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04.25.14
Man steals thousands of dollars, spends them on Evony
04.25.14

Man steals thousands of dollars, spends them on Evony

A Hawaiian man is expected to plead guilty to charges that he stole thousands of dollars to spend o...

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03.31.14
Study claims kill switch for stolen cellphones could save $2.5 billion per year
03.31.14

Study claims kill switch for stolen cellphones could save $2.5 billion per year

It's easy to understand the personal benefits of a potential kill switch requirement for cellphone...

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12.25.13
MMO Mechanics: Three fair ways to distribute loot
12.25.13

MMO Mechanics: Three fair ways to distribute loot

I mentioned last week that players throw their precious characters into the MMO meat grinder in the...

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12.03.13
UK carriers agree to cap bills on lost and stolen cellphones
12.03.13

UK carriers agree to cap bills on lost and stolen cellphones

It's bad to rack up steep cellphone bills through your own actions, but it's even worse if a thief...

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11.28.13
US carriers can now block activation of stolen smartphones if they head abroad
11.28.13

US carriers can now block activation of stolen smartphones if they head abroad

US wireless industry group CTIA has announced that a stolen phone database launched last year by T...

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10.20.13
EVE Evolved: The Siphon Unit in Rubicon
10.20.13

EVE Evolved: The Siphon Unit in Rubicon

EVE Online will soon let players steal valuable resources from each other, and not everyone is happ...

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10.06.13
EVE Evolved: Deployables in Rubicon
10.06.13

EVE Evolved: Deployables in Rubicon

Last week I looked at EVE Online's upcoming Rubicon expansion, which aims to kick off CCP's long-te...

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