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RE: laptop security
From: "Drew Copley" <dcopley () eeye com>
Date: Mon, 1 Mar 2004 10:35:18 -0800

 

-----Original Message-----
From: Gadi Evron [mailto:ge () egotistical reprehensible net] 
Sent: Saturday, February 28, 2004 12:27 AM
To: bugtraq () securityfocus com
Cc: full-disclosure () lists netsys com
Subject: laptop security

I think this may interest some people here.

I always say, whenever laptops are mentioned: "Forget 
everything else, I
have nightmares already!".

The loss of information due to laptop thefts is extremely 
high, here is
an innovation that may possibly be as useless as car theft alarms
(unless you are nearby and didn't leave the laptop in the 
car), but it's
a good start. This may actually be useful.

What I'd like to see is a GPS device with wireless communication to my
cell phone. It can be a quiet indicator, or perhaps ring when it is
being moved.. or even when I move too far away from it.

That would be useful.

As you probably know, this is already the optimum system for trackers on
cars.

http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&lr=&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&q=gsm+gps+car+t
racker






You can find the article at:
http://www.canada.com/vancouver/story.html?id=511952d3-89a0-4a
03-a092-be29eaeb346f

      Gadi Evron.




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