Theft

06.19.14
"Activation Lock" in iOS 7 responsible for pronounced decrease in iPhone thefts, lawmakers say
06.19.14

"Activation Lock" in iOS 7 responsible for pronounced decrease in iPhone thefts, lawmakers say

The "Activation Lock" feature Apple introduced in iOS 7 is already having a discernible impact on...

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06.09.14
Nano barcodes can trace bombs even after they've exploded
06.09.14

Nano barcodes can trace bombs even after they've exploded

You may not pay much notice to product trackers like barcodes and RFID tags, but they're absolutel...

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05.30.14
Two-thirds of Americans are doing nothing to protect their privacy
05.30.14

Two-thirds of Americans are doing nothing to protect their privacy

Americans are still not getting the message about protecting their personal info, despite recent e...

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05.12.14
This case would probably prevent a lot of iPhone thefts, too bad it's apparently crap
05.12.14

This case would probably prevent a lot of iPhone thefts, too bad it's apparently crap

Everyone knows that smartphones are a hot target of thieves these days. They even have a special n...

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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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