If purchasing these services appears to be expensive, try some of the freely available encrypt software, they may not be the best but at least it keeps your data safe for a certain period of time There is hundreds of software and services that promise you the ability to pin point the exact location of your laptop when it is stolen, these services are like insurance and it is costly in the long run.
It is crucial to backup your data to a portable hard disk at least every week.
He was able to watch the suspected thief, who lived four streets away from his flat in west Kensington, use the stolen laptop, noting his name and contact details as he signed into his email and Facebook accounts.
“My laptop was a big thing that bothered me because it had my work stuff on it. “The police came round and dusted for finger prints but said I was unlikely to get it back.
We do motion detection on our side and transform those uploads to live video streams as well as archives.
Kait contacted the friend who told her she had appeared online so it was assumed she had the laptop back.
Kait then got access to another Mac computer, fired up the “Back to My Mac” service and gained access to her laptop remotely.
It was at that point I remembered I had tracking stuff on my laptop.
“My entire career has been as a computer security person and I take this stuff very seriously,” he added.