Many thieves are opportunists. They will steal your Mac, given the opportunity, if it is left alone at the coffee shop, in the workplace, in your car or even in your home. There are deterrents that you can use to prevent your Mac from being stolen and there is technology that can be employed to locate your Mac (and even who is using it). Let’s examine the deterrents and technology.
While the title says “MacBook,” many of the points discussed in this article apply, equally, to desktop Macs. This article looks at preventing the theft of your Mac in the first place, and techniques to facilitate it’s recovery should it be stolen.