Thanks Sam, really good of you to reply so promptly.

I wondered if that was the case, and can now just hope that I did turn 
FileVault on and that adds a level of protection.

I'm rather tempted to go back to pen and paper and store everything under 
the bed again ;)


On Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at 12:52:15 PM UTC, mac98aop wrote:
>
> Friends
>
> Someone pinched my trusty MacBook Pro last week.
>
> My local USB TimeMachine has got me up and running.
>
> What worries me is the data on the MBP. I *thought* I'd turned on 
> FileVault, but there's no evidence of that now I've restored from 
> TimeMachine to my family iMac. It simply restored the data to a new user, 
> and FileVault isn't yet switched on, on this iMac. Anything more I can be 
> doing to minimise any further loss?!
>
> I presume the hard disk will simply be wiped clean and the thing sold on, 
> rather than mined for data.
>
> There was a login password, and all important data stored behind 1Password.
>
> Thanks
>
> Adam
>

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