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Protect compromised BlackBerry devices with Computrace

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Paris Hilton BlackBerry

Celebrities are always losing their devices. From Paris Hilton losing her BlackBerry, to Kevin Bacon getting his stolen. These celebs have information that is valuable to gossip rags and incredibly private.

Absolute Software, can prevent situations like Paris Hilton’s from escalating into data and identity theft with its product Computrace Mobile. Computrace Mobile can not only help retrieve BlackBerry devices, it can also remote data delete the device ensuring your data doesn’t get into the wrong hands.

Features of Computrace include:

  • Track and recover lost or stolen devices.
  • Detect unauthorized software such as file sharing applications.
  • Monitor changes to hardware and location (IP address, GPS).
  • Remotely delete data and see which files have been accessed.

For more information, see Absolute Software’s Computrace site.

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SmrtGuard BETA users update - new features and upgrade

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Thanks to everyone who participated in the SmrtGuard BETA program. There were a ton of great comments and feedback. In response, SmrtGuard has made several improvements to their product and they have implemented several new features.

What is New:

* Fixed Call Log backup problem
* Add Vondafone (UK/Spain/Australia), Orange UK, T-mobile (Germany) to list of approved BlackBerry Native Emails
* Fixed Personal Guardian Preference freeze issue
* Change Personal Guardian timeout to 8 seconds instead of 5
* Auto prompt for activation when entering the application for the first time
* Other minor fixes

How to Upgrade:

From your BlackBerry’s browser, go here.

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