A woman who tried to unlock a stolen iPhone unwittingly took her own photo. An application on the phone then automatically sent the photo to the owner, who called the police.
It's a good reminder that there are tools out there, either free or darn close to it, that can track your stolen or lost smartphone.
Research released today has revealed that the theft of mobile phones is on the rise.
This isn't just about losing an expensive phone - there's also the threat of losing your data and money.
Learn how to better protect your phone.
Russian authorities have arrested eight men in Moscow in connection with running a malware network deployed to commit banking fraud against its citizens. Lesson learned? It's only OK to steal from other countries.
Encryption only helps secure your data when the keys are a secret, a lesson learned the hard way by Ernst and Young and Regions Financial.