Security Without a Cable? Let Your Laptop Shout For Help

Security Without a Cable? Let Your Laptop Shout For Help

Ryan
Mar 4, 2009

We all know laptop security as some sort of cable tethering your precious cargo to a desk. We have also blogged tips on keeping your laptop safe while you are out and about, but these are all preventative measures. What happens if your laptop actually does get stolen? Get the computer to yell at the thief and call attention to itself, that's what.

Image via Flickr user nuzz

The Guardian shows us a few software options ranging from a friendly "$50 for my safe return" message all the way to a loud ""Help, I've been stolen!" cry. Has anyone tried (successfully) to use any of the solutions listed below?

GadgetTrak for Windows

MacTrak

Computrace LoJack

Frontdoor Software

Orbicule Undercover

-via The Guardian

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