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Computer Thief Downloads Content And Sends Data On USB To Owner

by | 17th, October 2010

THE unnamed professor who had his computer stolen from Sweden’s Umea University was delighted to see that the thief took the time and trouble to download his data and send it to him on a USB drive.

Says the prof of the loss of his computer, he;d left in backpack by a stairwell:

“It is my life. I have documented everything in it that has happened in the last 10 years and beyond.”

Back your stuff up, Prof.

The Local reports:

The professor was shocked to discover the thief had copied all the documents and personal files from his laptop to the memory storage device, a process which likely took hours.

All things considered, the professor is delighted at the outcome, despite the loss of his computer.

The professor’s library card is still missing…



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