I got an email saying that lost laptops are recovered 3% of the time. The email promised to increase the chances of recovery by 80 whole percents! Well, at least there is still truth in advertising?
So that would be:
0.03 + (0.03 * 0.80) = 5.4%
So, 5.4% recovery.
In other words, increasing the chances of recovery of your laptop by 80% from 3% means you'll get your laptop back 5.4% of the time.... superb....
FBI statistics state that once your laptop is gone, there is a 3% chance of recovery. Increase those odds by installing Front Door Software today; a system designed to help you recover your laptop as soon as someone turns it on. After installing FrontDoorSoftware on your laptop by visiting [A URL], you can sign in and control your program. Here you can customize your security options which include sending a message to your monitor and creating a lockdown code to protect your information. This program turns your monitor into an ownership tag and statistics show simply displaying who owns the laptop increases chances of recovery by 80%.
Note: Looking at their homepage, there are some seemingly conflicting numbers, but this may reflect unclear references to recovery numbers for lost laptops versus stolen laptops.