Speaking of trustworthy computing…

Here’s a great story about how AppleScript (a scripting language for Macs) helped keep sensitive data safe and helped recover a stolen iMac. The iMac’s owner managed to access his stolen machine remotely, wrote a script to set the AOL client to dial his home number, which gave him a caller ID trace. I think we have an early candidate for “Hack of the Year,” folks…

(Thanks to Leandro for the link.)

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