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Unsuspecting iPod steals software

The iPod’s portability coupled with its high-speed FireWire connection lends the device to far more than just playing music: it opens the doors for quickly and easily lifting software from an unprotected Mac, explains Wired. The article recounts the tale of one man who witnessed an iPod owner walk into CompUSA, plug their iPod into a Mac that was on display, copy the Microsoft Office suite from the demo Mac to the iPod, and quietly exit the store — US$499 software suite in your pocket.

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