Soon, you can buy gadgets that self-destruct when stolen

Researchers have developed new technology that can prevent stolen phones and laptops from getting into the wrong hands — by destroying them.

This new self-destruct mechanism built by researchers at the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) in Saudi Arabia would provide an extra layer of defense against thieves who resell the devices or access the device’s sensitive data. [1]

[1] By Zack Whittaker for Zero Day


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