Apple has an eerie message for the looters who have pillaged its stores during recent protests: We’re watching you.
Thieves who made off with iPhones from ransacked Apple retail locations in recent days quickly learned that the gadgets were loaded with special security software, as they displayed a message on their screens indicating that their locations were being monitored.
“Please return to Apple Walnut Street,” read the onscreen message of an iPhone stolen from an Apple store in Philadelphia, according to social media posts. “This device has been disabled and is being tracked. Local authorities will be alerted.”
Apple — which has recently been gearing up to reopen over 100 stores across the United States following an extended closure due to the