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LoJack for Samsung Galaxy S4 goes hardcore on thieves

LoJack's new Galaxy S4 security offering includes sending real people to retrieve your lost or stolen phone.

"Bad boy; bad boy.. Wha'cha gonna do; When Samsung comes after you?"

by Jessica Dolcourt

May 21, 2013 11:15 PM PDT


(Credit: Josh Miller/CNET)

LAS VEGAS -- There are apps and settings to locate a lost or stolen smartphone, and to remotely wipe the contents, but those will only get you so far if you're phone's actually been nabbed.

On Tuesday, LoJack for Laptops-maker Absolute Software announced the imminent release of LoJack for Android smartphones, starting with Samsung's Galaxy S4.

In the event your smartphone disappears through your own carelessness or malicious intent, LoJack's software offers remote locking and deleting to keep your photos, passwords, and other sensitive information private.

However, what you really pay for is the company's team of cybercrime-cracking "recovery specialists" who will attempt to go out and retrieve your absconded-with phone. (More...)

Read more at: http://reviews.cnet.com/8301-12261_7-57585628-10356022/lojack-for-samsung-galaxy-s4-goes-hardcore-on-thieves


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Sure, physical security IFF the device is stolen so that when it is in your personal possession others can surreptitiously data-mine what you know and where you are at, what you like and dislike, obtain Personally Identifiable Information (PII) or even use exfiltrated information in a court of law against you.

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