nationalpost:

Smile, you’re on my stolen laptop’s candid cameraThe pictures are innocuous: They show a man sitting in bed, sleeping on the couch and driving a car. But the photos were taken remotely by a spyware program installed on a laptop that was stolen from a Californian home.Joshua Kaufman was able to use the pictures and the spyware to track down the man in possession of his stolen computer. Now he’s got his laptop back and police have arrested a 27-yearold taxi driver.After police classified the theft as a low priority, Mr. Kaufman posted the pictures on a Tumblr This Guy Has My MacBook.

nationalpost:

Smile, you’re on my stolen laptop’s candid camera
The pictures are innocuous: They show a man sitting in bed, sleeping on the couch and driving a car. But the photos were taken remotely by a spyware program installed on a laptop that was stolen from a Californian home.

Joshua Kaufman was able to use the pictures and the spyware to track down the man in possession of his stolen computer. Now he’s got his laptop back and police have arrested a 27-yearold taxi driver.

After police classified the theft as a low priority, Mr. Kaufman posted the pictures on a Tumblr This Guy Has My MacBook.