Undercover Alternatives

    Undercover is described as 'Because laptops are increasingly popular, and desktops are becoming smaller and more portable, computer theft has reached huge proportions worldwide. According to a recent FBI report, 97% of all stolen computers are never recovered' and is an app in the Security & Privacy category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Undercover for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, iPhone, Android and iPad. The best alternative is Prey, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Undercover are Pombo (Free, Open Source), iLostFinder (Freemium), iAlertU (Free, Open Source) and LockItTight (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Jul 23, 2021

    1. Prey is a lightweight application that will help you track and find your laptop or mobile if it ever gets stolen. It works in Windows, Mac OsX, Linux and Android.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Pombo can help you recover your computer in the event it's stolen. It works on Windows, GNU/Linux and Mac OSX. ## How does it work ? Pombo works silently hidden in the background, sending tracking information to a webserver of your choice.
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    2. iLostFinder is featured as the best anti-theft app for iPhone. It will prevent others from powering off your iPhone in case it gets lost and prevent them from disabling Internet on the lost device.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      iAlertU is an alarm system for your Apple MacBook that uses the built in motion detection to trigger the alarm and the iSight to capture the image of the thief. Features Snow Leopard Support Leopard 10.5.8 Support (up to v0.
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    3. Computrace LoJack for Laptops can remotely delete data and recover stolen computers, so you can protect your personal information from identity theft. The easy solution for protecting your digital life.


      • Mac
      • iPhone
      • iPad
      What is Hidden? Hidden tracks your missing computer's location, take photos of the user and gathers the evidence required to get it back.
      • Free PersonalProprietary
      • Windows
      LAlarm is free laptop alarm security software. LAlarm sounds an alarm when a laptop is in danger of being stolen or losing data, and it can recover and destroy data if the laptop is stolen.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • iPhone
      Track My Mac from MacKeeper developers is a fast and easy way to find your missing Mac. In case of loss, the app will detect your Mac’s current location, make a photo of the thief or intruder, and send this data directly to your iPhone.
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    4. My AntiTheft & Antivirus offers the ultimate protection against the bad things that can happen to your phone or tablet, such as viruses, loss or theft.
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      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Blackberry
      • iPad
      Using patented location-detection technology, GadgetTrak evens the odds of recovering a stolen laptop or mobile phone by pinpointing the location of your laptop, who has it, even what they’re wearing!

      Discontinued

      The program seems to be no longer updated. Last versions (2014) can be still bought from the official website.

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