Changes between Initial Version and Version 1 of StolenComputers


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Aug 17, 2007, 11:58:47 AM (14 years ago)
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  • StolenComputers

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     1= Locating stolen computers =
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     3BOINC may help you recover a stolen computer.
     4If a computer running BOINC is stolen:
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     6 * Go the the web site of an attached project, and click on Your Account > View Computers.
     7 * Check the 'Last contact time' of the stolen computer; wait until it's after the time of the theft.
     8 * Click on the computer ID, and click on Show IP Address
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     10This will show you the IP address from which your computer connected.
     11If you supply this information to police, it may help them locate the computer.
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     13== Mapping IP address to ISP ==
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     15You can perform a "WHOIS" query to know which ISP owns the rights to assign an IP. Depending on the continent, you can perfom the query from one of the following websites:
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     17Europe: http://www.ripe.net/db/index.html (just copy the IP number displayed on the participant account in the "RIPE DATABASE SEARCH" textbox and click the "Go" button)
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     19North America: http://www.arin.net/index.shtml (copy the IP number displayed on the participant account in the textbox above the "WHOIS" button)
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     21Latin America and Caribbean: http://www.lacnic.net/en/ (more of the same)
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     23Asia: http://www.apnic.net/
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     25Africa: http://www.afrinic.net/