The Prey Blog
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What’s New: Updated Privacy Policies and Terms of Service

by Nicolas Poggi May 24, 2018

With the arrival of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) this May 25th, we worked to make the example and further develop our platform’s Privacy core.

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What's up: Location Awareness, Custom Wipe, and a renewed Desktop Experience!

by Nicolas Poggi April 11, 2018

Triple user-requested features coming through! We're updating some of Prey's features with feedback from you guys, see what's new.

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What's up: Extra features & Extra control on iOS

by Nicolas Poggi November 28, 2017

Hey you! Yeah you there with the iPhone and iPad. We've got news for you, buddy! Level-up your iOS device to unlock Prey's features.

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Now Chromebook-ready for tracking and protection

by Nicolas Poggi November 14, 2017

We love to say Prey is ONE ACCOUNT TO RULE THEM ALL! Well, actually, to protect and manage them all. 

Currently we support Windows, Linux, Ubuntu, Android, iOS, and macOS in terms of operating system; while device-wise, Prey is available for tablets, laptops, desktops, and mobile phones. Well, the family has grown!: Prey is now supported in 54 Chromebooks (See the list).

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Prey Business adds Anti-Theft and Mass Management features for more secure mobile environments

by Matias Wolff July 19, 2017

San Francisco, July 19, 2017 – Prey Software, provider of the cross-platform, open source anti-theft software that protects more than eight million mobile devices, today announced a new version of its enterprise offering with improved anti-theft and multi-device management capabilities. The new geofencing and file retrieval capabilities in Prey Business helps small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) secure devices before they can be lost or stolen, while advanced search, labeling, and mass action tools enable organizations to track and control in environments with 30 or more devices.

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Track your device, and snap the Prey ;-)

by Matias Wolff April 28, 2017

CBS 5 ran a story on how Prey helps recover lost devices and how all its features work, along with one of our many success stories by not only talking with an user who recovered his notebook, but also showing how Prey works in real time.

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The oddities presented during the World Mobile Congress 2017

by Matias Wolff March 31, 2017

The past World Mobile Congress showcased many new things. We would have loved to be there! Thanks to the Internet we can meet the latest products that companies presented during this event aimed at the  specialized press and IT experts from all over the world. We got to know the weirdest and most interesting novelties of the convention. 

Just as some things caught the eye of everybody, there were some lesser known models that worked as an experiment of things to come and trends that might be getting just a little bit too extreme.

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Post mortem: why Prey was down, how we fixed it and what's next.

by Matias Wolff July 21, 2015

On Sunday, July 19th, 2015, Prey experienced an incident that lasted well into Monday 20th, effectively suspending all of our services and keeping users from being able to log into their accounts. We alerted our users on Sunday through our Facebook and Twitter accounts, and we were able to detail the status of the issue in two separate blog posts that explained how everything unraveled the next day.

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Prey’s back!

by patricio July 20, 2015

We’re super glad and relieved to say that Prey is finally back from the dead. As you may have noticed, our service was down for several hours due to issues with our hosting provider. It was merely an administrative problem that took us too long to resolve, and we truly apologize for all the inconveniences it may have caused. We’re still analyzing how and why the issue happened - it was a big one, but we learn from our mistakes.

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Our service is down and we're working to solve it

by Matias Wolff July 20, 2015

Hi, the Prey Team here. So you probably already noticed our service is currently down, which means there’s no way to access your Prey account - therefore, you’ll be unable to use any of the features Prey normally provides.

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