Texas schools victimized by computer theft

Star-Telegram.com reports that according to records, thieves have stolen $350,000 in tech equipment in Fort Worth schools in the past year alone. These thefts have forced officials to examine new security measures, notably, digital surveillance systems and tracking software that will help police locate stolen property. While the losses only represent less than 5 percent of the district’s technology budget, educators say that the losses are incalculable for students and teachers who rely on this equipment for lessons. Some schools have been hit harder than others. While police are unsure as to whether break-ins themselves have risen, the value of stolen goods has…


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