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Some perl scripts to help track stolen computers
Authored by: pub3abn on Aug 28, '06 08:09:39AM
It might also be worth mentioning that using the Apple Firmware Password Protection can add a small degree of protection by preventing an average clueless thief from circumventing the usual boot procedure.

You can read more about that here: http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=106482

For those intimidated by custom scripts, there are alternatives that provides SOME of the same functionality: MacPhoneHome, LapCop, etc.

And O'Reilly recently posted two very general articles about safely traveling with your Mac laptop:

http://www.macdevcenter.com/pub/a/mac/2004/08/31/traveller.html

http://www.macdevcenter.com/pub/a/mac/2004/09/03/traveller.html

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Some perl scripts to help track stolen computers
Authored by: pub3abn on Aug 28, '06 08:12:09AM

Correction: The O'Reilly articles are not "recent" ... but still potentially useful.



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