updated 08:10 pm EDT, Tue October 30, 2007
Undercover 2 released
Orbicule has announced Undercover 2, a new release of the recovery solution exclusively designed for Mac OS X. In addition to enhanced Leopard support, the new release has a dead-Mac-timeout feature: if a Mac is not connected to the net for more than two months, it will automatically be locked. This allows recover of at least some of the 'dead Macs' that are stolen but never connected to the Internet. In addition, Undercover now only connects to the Internet when a network change occurs, reducing network traffic while making the recovering system even more aggressive. Memory footprint and CPU usage have been dramatically reduced. In most cases, memory footprint is down 75%. Undercover 2 now sports dozens of under-the-hood improvements and fixes. Undercover is priced at $50.