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#90611 25-Sep-2011 20:08
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Hi folks... I'm thinking of installing some tracking software on my laptop. I thought of Prey Project, but is there anything else people use that could be also interesting to look at?

I also know Symantec is currently running a beta for Norton Anti-Theft and thought of that - but it's beta...

 




 

 

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  #525632 25-Sep-2011 21:08
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You need one that is embeded in the BIOS, else once the HDD is wiped, how will it work?




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  #525633 25-Sep-2011 21:10
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Well, that would be ideal but not having an adequate BIOS, one of those software could well be the thing. I suspect most people would at least turn on the laptop once to make sure they are working and they can reformat... A honeypot non-password account could be used so people would at least login and even more information could be gathered.




 

 

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  #525636 25-Sep-2011 21:14
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Though I'd never connect it to the net before wiping. I've had a few customer laptops / PC's stolen, with Logmein installed, but none have ever been online again.




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