VIDEO: How poor security helped a geek get his stolen computer back two years later (NSFW)

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Normally we advise you to secure your computer to prevent people from accessing it remotely. After all, you don’t want them to see what you’re doing, accessing your files or installing keylogging malware.

But maybe things are different if it’s your computer you’re trying to break into – two years after it was stolen from your apartment.

That’s exactly the scenario in the following presentation given at Defcon 18 by “Zoz”, who decided to trackdown the whereabouts of his stolen Apple computer.

Warning: there’s some rude language in the video, and a few images that you may not find work-friendly. Please decide if you’re comfortable with that before viewing.

It’s a pretty funny video that deserves a wider audience. Hopefully it will serve as a warning to other computer thieves not to pick on us geeks.