A member of online firearms forum GlockTalk, frank_drebin, posted last weekend about some tablet computers being stolen from his home last month. While an unfortunate situation, frank_drebin didn't put much thought into who the thieves were until he noticed some new files in his Dropbox folder recently.
When he opened his folder with the cloud file sharing service, it appeared that over 100 photos had been taken with his tablet — and because he had set up Dropbox on the device, the photos were being uploaded to his cloud storage automatically.
As Gizmodo and fellow GlockTalk forum posters point out, there's a good chance that these people aren't the actual thieves and most likely purchased the tablet unknowingly from somewhere like Craigslist. Then again, thieves have been known to be pretty dumb.
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