May 23, 2005
Using eBay to Locate Stolen Goods
Who says you can't take a bite out of crime online? How about this for a cool electronic discovery, thanks to some clever thinking:
At least she had a personally-identifiable iPod. It's getting so bad regarding iPod theft that one might consider a Kensington MicroSaver-type cable for it. ;^) Just in case anyone still thinks those cables are effective, check out this video (link courtesy of Gizmodo) which shows how to pick the lock in seconds flat with a cardboard toilet paper tube. Yep, that's what I want protecting my laptop. Right up there with the Kryptonite Evolution 2000 U-Lock, pickable with a ballpoint pen.
Where there's a will and cheap household items for the use...
Topic(s): Privacy & Security
Posted by Jeff Beard