updated 08:15 am EDT, Tue June 14, 2005
iPod used for theft
iPods have been used by disgruntled employees to , according to The Guardian: "Anti-fraud experts warned yesterday that the [device], along with other music players, that boast hard drives with up to 20GB of memory, could become widely used by employees to fool security officials and breach data security rules. In one case a recruitment agency found much of its client database had been copied to an iPods's memory and used to defraud the firm." The report says that the iPod's portability and ability to store large amounts of information provides an easy cover for connecting the device to a company company computer.