Tag: firmware password

The Mac Equivalent of iPhone Kill Switch

Interesting stories today noting a drop in smartphone thefts with emergence of kill-switches. The Mac equivalent of the iPhone kill switch is setting a firmware password on your laptop or desktop. After having my laptop stolen in 2014, I wrote...

/ February 11, 2015

How to Secure Your Mac From Potential Theft

Thanks to The Loop and The Chronicle for promoting this post … follow me @reifman for updates. Let’s get started helping you to┬ásecure your mac: My residence was recently broken into (the alarm malfunctioned on entry and only went off...

/ February 24, 2014