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Laptop stolen: contained unfinished novel

October 18th, 2013

A laptop containing an aspiring novelist’s five years’ work was stolen by thieves during a break-in at his Hallaton home.

Just 30 pages away from completing his novel, Remi Mowla was left devastated by the theft, his family told.

Remi is an English literature graduate and had been working on the book for five years and had written about 400 pages, the subject of which he had kept a closely guarded secret.

The Apple MacBook Pro laptop on which it was written was taken from the Mowla’s home in Medbourne Road, Hallaton.

Remi’s dad Masoud Mowla said his son was too upset to speak about losing his laptop.

He said: “Remi is absolutely devastated. He can’t cope with it, he’s so upset. I think it will take him a few months to get his head around it”.

“I’m not saying it was going to be a masterpiece but to put that much into it – it was so precious to him but is worth nothing to anyone else.”

The family has offered a £2,000 reward for any information which leads to the arrest and conviction of those responsible and the return of the laptop.

Police are appealing for information about the break-in – which happened between midday.

“The victim is very keen to get it back and is offering a reward for its return and any information which leads to the arrest of those responsible.” said Det Cons Peter Lockey.

“Two men were seen walking from the direction of Sutton Bassett into Market Harborough and one of them was wearing a hi-visibility jacket. We would appeal to anyone who saw these men or the men themselves to contact us so we can eliminate them from our enquiries.”

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Unencrypted laptops present a major risk of data loss. 80% of information theft is due to lost or stolen laptops and other equipment. About 50% of network intrusions are performed with credentials gathered from lost or stolen devices. The penalties for a data breach are severe not only in terms of the monetary fines imposed on the organization, but also the potential loss of trust from customers and suppliers. Encryption software greatly enhances the security of your organization’s data as the information is not compromised if a laptop is lost or stolen.

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Japan gets ready for Zeus

May 15th, 2013

Zeus, called after the Greek deity, now establishing new point of interest: Japan Internet banking Consumers

Zeus along with other financial Trojans are already a huge headache to internet banking consumers around the globe for a long time.
Specific nations for instance the japanese have escaped assaults from financial Trojans, possibly as a result of language barrier and perhaps other unfamiliar cause.

Since the national law enforcement organization of Japan has reported repeatedly, Japanese internet banking consumers began to become victims for this form of assault.

Lately we discovered a fresh new Zeus variant focusing on several banking institutions with inside Japan.

The functionality matches the other variants. As soon as executed, the Trojan hooks on the browsers monitoring any URLs related to financial institutions then inserts code in the page which shows a note notifying of an upgrade to the banking system and asking to enter the registration information which includes accounts, passwords and every other details.

Get your personal as well as office laptops encrypted by Alertsec

Unencrypted laptops present a major risk of data loss. 80% of information theft is due to lost or stolen laptops and other equipment. About 50% of network intrusions are performed with credentials gathered from lost or stolen devices. The penalties for a data breach are severe not only in terms of the monetary fines imposed on the organization, but also the potential loss of trust from customers and suppliers. Encryption software greatly enhances the security of your organization’s data as the information is not compromised if a laptop is lost or stolen.

Alertsec Xpress is the full disk encryption service that delivers a mobile data protection system for all information stored on laptops used throughout your organization.

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