Apple implemented kill switches in iPhones last September and according to NY attorney general Eric Schneiderman, iPhone thefts have dropped by 19% in the first five months of 2014. The same is true in San Francisco and London where thefts fell 24% and 38% respectively.Source: TG Daily
“The statistics released today illustrate the stunning effectiveness of kill switches and the commitments of Google and Microsoft are giant steps toward consumer safety,” Schneiderman said.
Google and Microsoft to add kill switch to smartphones
Posted on Friday, Jun 20 2014 @ 11:00 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck