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Feb 17, 2017
Cracking the IMEI: Here is why the unique identity number of your phone is crucialThe IMEI number can be used by mobile networks to identify valid devices and even remotely block a stolen phone from accessing that network.
Feb 16, 2015
'Kill switch' has reduced smartphone theft says dataSmartphones, particularly iPhones, are no longer the favourites of discerning lifters, recent data shows. The reason: the “kill switch” is proving the killjoy for the thieves.
Feb 11, 2015
Smartphone thefts drop in London and US with anti-theft 'kill switches'Thefts involving smartphones have declined dramatically in three major cities since manufacturers began implementing "kill switches"
Dec 08, 2014
Apple's stricter security measures have reduced iPhone theft by 40%: reportNew security measures by Apple have reduced phone theft by as much as 40 percent, a study from the American Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has shown.
Apr 23, 2014
Smartphone thefts in US almost doubled in 2013: SurveyArray
Jun 06, 2013
US prosecutors push for 'kill switch' to prevent smartphone theftsIn a push to curb cellphone thefts, prosecutors for New York state and the city of San Francisco said on Wednesday they plan to meet with industry...