Apple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL) has learned about the rise in the number of device theft cases lately. It stands out as one of those companies that take security concerns with much seriousness. This time around the matter of concern is the company’s old MacBook.
A close outlook
It has been doing all within its means to ensure that it upholds the security of its devices and the ecosystem at large. From time to time it refurbishes and recycles its wide-ranging products.
The problem with being so overly cautious lies in the fact that it ends sup incurring unnecessary losses at times. For instance, there are thousands of gadgets in good working conditions that get scarped every month.
Analysts like the way the business guru conducts the whole thing about security concerns. It is keen at checking out phones, computers, and even tablets to ensure that security is revamped.
The motivation of the company arises from its desire to see happy customers. It wants to avoid cases where customers lose important data or expensive hardware. In its lockdown, the company ensures that it paralyzes the activities of the would-be thieves. However, the issue arises at that point where some inadvertent consequences occur.
It gets to a point where devices must be given out to friends or be refurbished. The challenge here is that the hardware might end up being locked permanently or even rendered useless.
Apple iPhone and iPad users have received several warnings in the past on the possible dangers. However, a large number keeps repeating the same mistakes.
The activation lock of the gadget must be disabled at first. The working is such that the lock serves as the linking point between the password and the Apple user ID. Critically, it takes one to remove the other. A pretty similar warning is now being issued out to those people with MacBooks.
It was just recently that the macOS Catalina was unveiled. A stern warning has been issued and it has to do with the shredding of quite a significant number of some Macs in good working condition. The anti-theft device is the lock on the spotlight and its power is immense.