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How to protect your information from your laptop if it was stolen?

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    How to protect your information from your laptop if it was stolen?

    There are some software to protect my laptop/notebook files in case somebody will steal it ?
    I want to retrieve the information or at least to delete it.
    If anybody know something about this type of protection please say.
    Thanks

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    Re: How to protect your information from your laptop if it was stolen?

    I don't know of a way to remotely access the files, but these two programs are great for anti-theft.

    Open source anti-theft solution for Mac, PCs & Phones – Prey

    Here's a story about the Mac equivalent to Prey BBC News - Joshua Kaufman's Mac recovered with 'Hidden' app clues

    TrueCrypt - Free Open-Source On-The-Fly Disk Encryption Software for Windows 7/Vista/XP, Mac OS X and Linux

    Maximum PC | How To: Encrypt Your Entire Hard Drive The Easy Way Using TrueCrypt

    Stolen Laptop Recovered! - LogMeIn Community

    I hate just giving away links, its not very helpful at all but these will explain it all in more detail than I can.

    I use Prey and TrueCrypt but I posted the LogMeIn link because you wanted to access your files

    Hope this helps!

    Tom

    Last edited by tom982; 18 Jun 2011 at 04:45 AM. Reason: spelling mistake
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