KS: Salina businesses see high number of computer thefts
Last month I tweeted about a rash of burglaries where thieves were stealing computers from Salina, Kansas businesses. Samantha Anderson reports that there have been more burglaries since then:
Two businesses had computer or computer parts stolen over the weekend. One of those businesses was American Family Insurance.[…]
Other businesses hit in the last month are Glam On The Go, Accounts Receivable Services, All-State Insurance, Cross Midwest Tire, The Book Nook, and Heartland Adjustment. All of the stores had computer or parts stolen.
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While it’s all somewhat worrying, at least clients of American Family Insurance may not have as much to fear, as a spokesman told the news station, “Our computers are on lock down,” Wells said. “They are encrypted as soon as they are unplugged, cut out or anything.”