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News Story Source: https://www.fox5ny.com
Thieves who made off with iPhones from Apple stores quickly learned that the gadgets were loaded with special security software. It displays a special message for looters.
"This device has been disabled and is being tracked. Local authorities will be alerted."
The on-screen message has popped up on social media posts by disappointed thieves.
Apple saw locations ransacked in New York, Los Angeles, and Washington.