Feeds

DRAM robberies are back

Dane-Elec turned over for the second time this year

  • alert
  • submit to reddit

Internet Security Threat Report 2014

Dane-Elec today warned fellow memory distributors to keep DRAM under surveillance following a robbery at their warehouse. The Surrey-based distributor said it was broken into at 2am this morning. But the robbers were disturbed by a security guard and got away with less kit than they intended. Alan Stanley, Dane-Elec general manager, confirmed £100K-worth of 128MB and 64MB modules was stolen. He warn distributors to be "extra vigilant with their memory at the moment. "Be on your guard. And if you see any cheap product, be wary of it." Dane-Elec UK was turned over by villains seven months ago. DRAM robberies -- burglaries, ram raids(where villains rammed vehicles through warehouse doors and hijacks were common in Britain in the heydays of high memory prices (1994-1996. Looks like they're back. ®

Choosing a cloud hosting partner with confidence

More from The Register

next story
WHY did Sunday Mirror stoop to slurping selfies for smut sting?
Tabloid splashes, MP resigns - but there's a BIG copyright issue here
Spies, avert eyes! Tim Berners-Lee demands a UK digital bill of rights
Lobbies tetchy MPs 'to end indiscriminate online surveillance'
How the FLAC do I tell MP3s from lossless audio?
Can you hear the difference? Can anyone?
Google hits back at 'Dear Rupert' over search dominance claims
Choc Factory sniffs: 'We're not pirate-lovers - also, you publish The Sun'
While you queued for an iPhone 6, Apple's Cook sold shares worth $35m
Right before the stock took a 3.8% dive amid bent and broken mobe drama
Inequality increasing? BOLLOCKS! You heard me: 'Screw the 1%'
There's morality and then there's economics ...
prev story

Whitepapers

Providing a secure and efficient Helpdesk
A single remote control platform for user support is be key to providing an efficient helpdesk. Retain full control over the way in which screen and keystroke data is transmitted.
Intelligent flash storage arrays
Tegile Intelligent Storage Arrays with IntelliFlash helps IT boost storage utilization and effciency while delivering unmatched storage savings and performance.
Beginner's guide to SSL certificates
De-mystify the technology involved and give you the information you need to make the best decision when considering your online security options.
Security for virtualized datacentres
Legacy security solutions are inefficient due to the architectural differences between physical and virtual environments.
Secure remote control for conventional and virtual desktops
Balancing user privacy and privileged access, in accordance with compliance frameworks and legislation. Evaluating any potential remote control choice.