Symantec launched Norton Anti-Theft, a web-based service that enables people to remotely lock, locate and retrieve lost or stolen mobile devices. There are many similar products on the market, such as Find My iPhone by Apple, GadgetTrak, AccuTracking, SeekDroid that use location-based software or StuffBak and TrackitBack that use a coded recovery label placed on the device. AT&T now offers the Mobile Locate app in its Mobile Protection Pack and Verizon offers Asurion’s Mobile Recovery app. Please note that I have not tested any of these solutions.
Norton Anti-Theft tracks and locates the device when anyone uses it to go online, additionally, it can remote lock it or displays a customizable message on the screen so the person who finds it can easily contact you. For devices equipped with a webcam, the application take photo of anyone or anything in front of the camera and then the images to the Norton Anti-Theft website, which can help to retrieve the gadget in some cases. Users can control all these features over the internet, from the Norton Anti-Theft website and get free support by phone, email, live chat, or online.
Norton Anti-Theft is available now at http://antitheft.norton.com, it will cost is $39.99 for 3 devices, $59.99 for 5 devices and $89.99 for 10 devices with one year of protection (supports all web-based browsers).
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