Lenovo Service Disables Laptops With a Text Message

There are days when I just ponder if we're doomed to continue to create "security solutions" that are double-edged swords. Today's solution is one unveiled by Lenovo, which would let users register up to 10 cell phones allowed to disable a laptop remotely.

How long before spammers start sending text messages to all cell phone numbers with the command: remote-erase-all-data-now?

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