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Sams Teach Yourself iCloud in 10 Minutes by Brad Miser

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Lesson 13. Using iCloud to Locate and Secure Your Devices

In this lesson, you learn how to use iCloud to locate missing devices and to protect their data.

Using iCloud to Find Devices

iOS devices are mobile; they can easily go anywhere because they are small and lightweight. They are also powerful and can store all kinds of sensitive data, from contacts to personal information you use for financial activity and other sensitive content. These two factors make the devices extremely useful. However, this also means that if you lose control of a device, bad things can happen. At worst, someone could compromise your data to steal your identity or take money from you.

Laptop computers present a similar risk. Although not quite as mobile as an iOS device, ...

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