Data-Safe

Discussion in 'iPod touch' started by Samy, Apr 9, 2008.

  1. Samy

    Samy New Member

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    Hi Everybody,

    in respect to my lost iPod, i was wondering if there was a tool that could be remotely activated???

    What am I trying to say? Well, in my case, and my lost ipod with some sensitive date on it, it would be great to lock or perhaps even delete the content remotely the moment that ipod is connected to a wifi.

    Of course there would be a set of events needed to be triggered and probably sounds very complex to implement. However, I think it could a great safty util. PErhaps there would be even features, like sending the original owner a message that the ipod was located (there and there) and the data was locked or delete.

    Any thoughts? Is this stupid?
  2. stabbyjoe12

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    well its a long shot and probably to ahrd to make and costs alot
    sorry
    ut good idea
  3. berky93

    berky93 New Member

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    well theres something called quasi lo-jack which constantly rund in the background and every [set number of seconds] it sends its location to twitter, then you can view it in google maps. usually accurate to within 50m
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    Mortel Active Member

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    Yea, either use that to keep track of your stolen iPod's location, or you can also use that Lockbox app, I haven't heard it, but I heard it can keep data safe, if the person doesn't know how to SSH and retrieve it.

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  5. berky93

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    oh yeah I use lockbox for the credit card numbers I have from my parents in case of emergency. its good though because

    1) I'm neverwithout my ipod, and never let people see it

    2) most people who would steal an ipod probably dont even know what ssh is, let alone where to find and how to decode the necessary files.

    3) I have passcode set on my ipod

    4) I have quasi-lojack
  6. Samy

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    ...interesting! that would be the approach i`d persue.
    thanks for the info.
  7. Samy

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    thanks to everybody for the feedback... will look into that

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