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Old 10-18-2010, 08:06 PM
 
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"A professor at Umea University in northern Sweden was stunned after a thief who stole his laptop copied and returned the contents of the computer to him - on a USB memory stick."

Swedish professor rejoices over laptop thief's memory stick miracle - The Local
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Old 10-18-2010, 08:37 PM
 
Location: Barrington, IL area
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That's really funny!
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Old 10-20-2010, 04:19 PM
 
Location: 10110001010110100
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Great story and one very important lesson:
If you got anything on your computer that is too important to lose, back it up as often as needed!
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Old 10-20-2010, 06:38 PM
 
Location: NH
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Great story and one very important lesson:
If you got anything on your computer that is too important to lose, back it up as often as needed!
And then think about encrypting it.
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Old 10-20-2010, 10:34 PM
 
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Backups?? you gotta be kidding me. To this day how many people understand the concept? Most people have the BFIT attitude:

Blind Faith In Technology

It is a good story...
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