is he kidding?
The film is about as much use as an ashtray on a motorbike.
It's the classic mistake with surveillance cameras! If you want to identify attackers then you need a mugshot and that means hidden cameras at eye level.
A Philadelphia ad exec is offering a "fabulous drug stash" reward in a bid to get back the Macbook he foolishly left in his unlocked car. Kurt Shore was leaving his office car park in early November when he realised he'd left something inside. He rushed back in, leaving the lights on, but not the central locking. On his …
Instead of a bag of unspecified 'fine' weed (no seeds, no stalk) which would be illegal, how about offering an equal value rewards of papers, baccy, bong etc.
This would allow the lucky finder of the Mac to purchase thier own weed - sort of free of charge as the rest of the makings has been provided.
What A total berk, Whoever employs this muppet should fire him for being so dam stupid and lazy. Its not difficult to take the Key out of the engine and press the button to lock... Oh wait he actually took the keys with him and yet still didn't press the button.
Oh and he didn't have a backup of his information, not surprise as he is clearly too stupid to use the built in time machine.
Paris because this guy makes her look really smart...
if this was CSI then they'd be able to enhance the footage, get his reflection from the door glass and a puddle, zoom in to get a retina print and compare it to the huge database they keep in mere moments (with bing bong sound effects to keep us entertained), or wipe a cotton swab on the door handle and get a DNA result before the next commercial break and swoop in with a witty one-liner to nab him.
Don't. Leave. Your. Laptop. In full view. On the car seat.
If this poor hopeless sap had just put the damn thing in his boot, this would never have happened.
I can understand walking away from the car inadvertently leaving it unlocked. But also to leave your kit in full view in the car. Under the easily breakable windows?
Oh deary, deary me.
Perhaps it was case of placing no value on the hardware, but not fully understanding the value of the data thereon? I guess its a common mistake these days amongst the non it literate. I do feel sorry for him. But only just.
Hasn't this AD MAN seen the ADVERTISEMENTS that recommend you lock your goodies in your car boot / trunk?
I have hauled laptops and assorted high value electronic test gear around the world for decades and have yet to lose one to a thief. My trusty Kingston security tether (don't use the Belkin as they are useless) is ALWAYS attached when out of my home or office.
At airports or other transportation termini I thread the tether through my baggage handles. On commuter trains I either secure the tether through my trousers belt or around my wrist. Once I travelled on the Chiltern line and noticed all the dozing business men who carelessly entrusted their laptops to the overhead rack. On arrival at Princes Risborough there was a cry of anguish as one of these sleeping beauties had discovered his toy had been taken for a walk.
P.S. Do yourselves a favour, cut off any labelling on the carry cases that suggest the contents have a high value!
One of the best features on the Mac, I wish other OS had something like it. All you need is a USB hard drive, don't pay for that overpriced Time Capsule or Airport station, something most people should by rights have anyway. All you have to do is plug it in for a few minutes every now and then and it keeps everything safe, absolutely fantastic.
I know he was running late for a meeting and what not but the theif was probably not looking to steal at that point. He was handed the opportunity on a plate when he ran off without turning off the light, or locking the door . I have been in a similar situation but i always locked the doors and have my laptop with me
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