Prepared for peter2 | Delivered September 23, 2020
Data theft: Apple MacBook
To have a broad understanding of the possibilities of data identity theft in Apple MacBook, preventive measures for identity theft, and data theft laws in Australia.
was stolen, the thief is unlikely to be able to access any user accounts
without your passwords
. However, the thieves may be able to access the guest account if it was activated. It means that he will be able to use your Mac online, and your tracking software will have a chance to locate your Mac.
Identity theft precautions on Apple MacBook
Some ways to
prevent data/identity theft
from your Apple Macbook in the future include - 1) setting up a password, 2) enabling location tracking software, 3) physically locking it with MacBook air cable locks, 4) taking data backup on cloud storage.
Data theft laws in Australia
computer intrusion and unauthorized access
to or modification of data (including data destruction) are offenses under the Cybercrime Act 2001 (Cth) (the Cybercrime Act).
or other information communications technologies are an integral part of an offense in Australia.
Criminal charges like hacking (unauthorized access),
, or identity fraud can be pressed on the thieves.
Cybersecurity/Computer Forensic companies in Perth
Based in Perth, Australia,
is a leading authority providing prevention, detection, and investigation of cybercrime misconduct. The telephone number of the company is 1300 303 559.
Pace Henley Investigation Services
is a leading investigation firm in Perth, Australia. The company services include private investigation of personal/business computers, mobile telephones, among others. The contact number of the company is +61 8 9221 0260.
Asterisk Information Security
, now part of CyberCX, provides has more than 15 years of experience in information security consulting, advice, and infrastructure. The company is based in Perth and can be contacted at 1800 651 420 or +61 86313 3971.
Slipstream Cyber Security
is based in Perth, providing anti-fraud, intelligence, computer forensics, security engineering, legal, and data science services. The telephone number of the company is 1800 931 414.
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