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An advanced script/web solution to track stolen Macs
Authored by: leono on Aug 28, '08 09:15:18AM
Sort of. You can use Apple's Firmware Password Utility, which will prevent booting from anything other than the startup disk, will disable Target Disk Mode, etc.

Unfortunately, it's trivial to disable the firmware password. If you add or remove RAM from the system, the firmware password will become unset. I still use the firmware password, in the hope that it would foil non-Mac-savvy thieves from wiping the hard drive and give my anti-theft solution a chance to kick in.

BTW, I use Orbicule's Undercover to protect my Macs. It's a commercial app, but it's relatively inexpensive and easy to set up.

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