[Request] HowTo react on a Droid stolen or lost

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  1. RinTinTigger
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    - What is the first to do
    - how to deal about stored passwords, contacts, credit card informations
    - how to deal about Pictures (f.e. the privat ones ;) )

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    I've been thinking about this as well. There's an app in the market called Remote Wipe for root users. Its suppose to factory reset the phone and delete all data on the sdcard. Haven't tried it yet, but if it works it would be all we needed
     
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    Mobile Defense for the non-rooted will lock the phone.
     
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    Yea those apps do a decent job. But my fear is in the wrong hands someone might be able to crack it. A complete wipe of everything would be more reassuring. Although the deleted data could still be restored on the sdcard too with the right software, and the nandroid backup then restored. If remote wipe works it would be nice if the dev added data shredding as well. Bottom line, no matter what you do, a determined person could still access your data. Granted most won't be able to though.
     
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    Not just anti-theft, WaveSecure is a security app that protects your phone, data & privacy in the event of loss. Track SIM changes, lock, backup, wipe & restore data. Find your lost phone via a secure site.

    Download before 31 Jan for free lifetime subscription.

    WaveSecure Mobile Security v3.0.0.43 Application for Android | Tools

    I've also contacted the Developer to check on if this is available outside of the US
     
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    this might be something:

     
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