1. News
    May 15th, 2015 by Anthony Caruana
    Apple Watch not protected from theft

    For the last few years, iOS devices have been protected by Activation Lock. This feature means a stolen iOS device can’t be activated by the thief....

  2. News
    March 4th, 2015 by Jeremy Kirk
    iPhone theft victims tricked into unlocking devices

    It seems there can be further indignity foisted onto people who’ve had their iPad or iPhone stolen. Symantec has discovered a campaign that aims...

  3. News
    February 6th, 2015 by Martyn Williams
    With employee help, theft ring allegedly stole US$700,000 in gift cards

    Apple products are some of the most expensive and desirable in tech so it makes sense that the company’s gift cards are proving an attractive currency...

  4. News
    September 17th, 2014 by Harry Tunnecliffe
    Foxconn employee detained by Chinese police for theft of iPhone 6 shells

    A factory worker at Apple product manufacturer Foxconn has been detained by Chinese police, and is now under investigation for stealing shells of...

  5. Blogs
    October 8th, 2013 by Tony Bradley
    The seven best crime-fighting features of iOS 7

    Let’s be honest: security isn’t sexy. iPhone and iPad users are understandably enamoured with iOS 7’s photography features and Siri’s new...

  6. News
    June 12th, 2013 by Martyn Williams
    Apple’s law enforcement critics ‘appreciative’ of new activation lock

    Two prominent law enforcers in the US who have been pushing Apple to do more to combat iPhone theft say they appreciate a new feature previewed earlier...

  7. News
    March 6th, 2013 by Bob Brown
    Apple Store thieves attack with bear spray

    Vancouver police are investigating a brazen robbery at an Apple Store Tuesday in which three male suspects allegedly sprayed 40 people with a chemical...

  8. News
    January 21st, 2013 by Martyn Williams
    Steve Jobs’ house burglar gets seven-year sentence

    The man who broke into the Palo Alto, Calif., home of late Apple CEO Steve Jobs and stole laptops, iPads and other possessions has been sentenced...

  9. News
    January 15th, 2013 by Ashleigh Allsopp
    Man poses as woman on dating site to lure iPhone thief

    A lost iPhone has been recovered in some unusual and shocking ways recently, with one man posing as a woman on an online dating site to catch a thief....

  10. News
    January 14th, 2013 by James Niccolai
    CES 2013: Is CES a thieves’ paradise?

    The International CES is packed to the rafters with the latest in shiny, often expensive high-tech gadgets, so it’s no surprise that theft is...

  11. Reviews
    December 30th, 2012 by Macworld Australia Staff
    ioSafe Solo G3 1TB

    ioSafe is a US company that makes disaster-proof hard drives – meaning they’re fireproof (think house fires), waterproof (think firefighters...

  12. News
    November 23rd, 2012 by Ashleigh Allsopp
    Burglar confesses Steve Jobs’ house was eighth target in crime spree

    The man who was accused of breaking into the home of late Steve Jobs has admitted that the late Apple co-founder’s house was the eighth break-in...

  13. News
    November 19th, 2012 by Macworld Australia Staff
    Update: iPad mini tablets stolen at NY airport, one arrested

    A worker at New York’s JFK airport has been questioned over the US$1.9 million heist of 3,600 Apple iPad minis from the airport last week....

  14. News
    October 31st, 2012 by Ashleigh Allsopp
    Burglar unintentionally films robbery on iPhone being used as a torch

    A burglar accidentally recorded evidence of his crime on his iPhone, which he was using as a torch as he stole from a house in West Yorkshire, UK....

  15. News
    October 9th, 2012 by Bob Brown
    A year of Apple related crime

    Apple iPhones and iPads have become the new must-have item — for thieves. Innocent smartphone and tablet owners have increasingly become crime...

  16. News
    August 24th, 2012 by Karen Haslam
    Canberra man accused of trespassing after using Find My iPad to track down stolen iPad

    A man who tracked down his stolen iPad using Find My iPad and a GPS device has been accused of  unlawful amateur sleuthing. Alden Harder, who lives...

  17. News
    July 16th, 2012 by Rashad Al Rubaie
    Stolen car found on eBay after four decades of searching

    We have seen how social media networks can help reunite owners with their lost pets such as the famous Twitter lost dog story. However, it really...

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