Anti-theft method and client for a mobile terminal

  • US 10,231,124 B2
  • Filed: 11/28/2014
  • Issued: 03/12/2019
  • Est. Priority Date: 12/13/2013
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. An anti-theft method for a mobile terminal, applied in a mobile terminal of which the anti-theft function is not opened, comprising:

  • receiving a background anti-theft opening instruction from a server, wherein the background anti-theft opening instruction carries verification information of the mobile terminal;

    parsing the background anti-theft opening instruction, obtaining the verification information and performing verification; and

    opening the anti-theft function in the background according to the background anti-theft opening instruction if the verification is passed, wherein the verification information comprises a unique identity identification of the mobile terminal, at least one subscriber identity module (SIM) card number and user account information, wherein the unique identity identification is the international mobile equipment identity (IMEI), wherein the obtaining the verification information and performing verification comprises;

    respectively verifying the IMEI and the at least one SIM card number in the verification information;

    when the IMEI in the verification information matches the IMEI of the mobile terminal and the at least one SIM card number matches a SIM card number in a list of contacts of the mobile terminal, logging in the user account information to obtain an account identification (ID);

    sending the account ID to the server; and

    receiving a message of passing the account ID verification from the server, anddetermining that the verification information passes the verification.

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