Theft

Apple AirTag Helps Police Nab Airline Worker Turned Luggage Thief

An Apple AirTag proved instrumental in the arrest of a U.S. airline worker in connection with a series of luggage thefts — reports Insider. Apple launched the AirTag for $29 USD ($39 CAD) last year to help customers keep track of their belongings (and more). AirTags harness the Find My network, which comprises over one...

Man Uses Apple AirTags to Recover Stolen Range Rover in Ontario

According to a report from CP24, an Ontario man last week tracked down his stolen Range Rover with the help of Apple AirTags. The midtown Toronto resident has been the unfortunate victim of two car thefts in three months. Lorne, whose surname was omitted for safety and privacy, moved to the Avenue Road and Lawrence...

Android Apps with 6.5 Million Downloads Stole Facebook Passwords: Study

Google has purged nine Android apps with over 6.5 million in combined downloads from its Play Store after research from security firm Dr. Web found that all nine apps were stealing users' Facebook login credentials — reports Ars Technica. Each of the nine apps named in Dr. Web's original post were recording users' Facebook passwords...

Apple Pencils Being Stolen from Apple Stores, Employees Not Bothered [u]

According to several different reports across the web, a number of people have been stealing the Apple Pencil stylus for the new iPad Pro at Apple's Retails Stores, whereas the store employees aren’t making any efforts to stop them either (via BusinessInsider). The Apple Pencil is already quite hard to find both in-stores and online, with...

Hackers Stealing Credit Cards and PayPal Accounts via Starbucks App

According to a report by CNN Money, Starbucks has officially acknowledged that hackers have been breaking into individual customer rewards accounts, and have gained access to their credit cards, bank and PayPal accounts by tapping into their Starbucks mobile app. The hackers break into a victim's Starbucks account online, add a new gift card, transfer funds over and...