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From: Sean Steele (SSteeleinfolocktech.com)
Date: Tue Aug 05 2008 - 12:29:48 CDT
This morning I flew from Reagan (DCA) to Detroit and passed the SteerClear (err, FlyClear) lane, and its workers.
I asked about the laptop theft/loss in SFO, attributable to one of their co-workers, and their response was...
"That's OK, it wasn't from THIS airport!"
Wow. I fear for us all.
To: Chris Walsh ; Henry Brown
Sent: Tue Aug 05 13:02:50 2008
Subject: Re: [Dataloss] Laptop stolen at SF Ca Airport with data of33000travelers
Food for thought:
If the thief had connected up a USB-drive, copied the data from the laptop to his drive, and walked away, no one would have known.
If the machine was password protected, they could have booted it via a Ghost/etc boot CD, then copied the data that way.
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From: dataloss-bouncesattrition.org [mailto:dataloss-bouncesattrition.org] On Behalf Of Chris Walsh
Sent: Tuesday, August 05, 2008 9:53 AM
To: Henry Brown
Subject: Re: [Dataloss] Laptop stolen at SF Ca Airport with data of 33000travelers
On Tue, Aug 5, 2008 at 4:36 AM, Henry Brown <hbrownknology.net> wrote:
For the past year, travelers at SFO have had the option to enroll in the
Clear Registered Traveler Program. Those who sign up get a biometric ID
card, which allows them to bypass regular security lines for $128 a year.
As for who stole the laptop in the first place, authorities are still
investigating. There were no apparent signs of a break-in.
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