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From: security curmudgeon (jerichoattrition.org)
Date: Thu May 21 2009 - 21:15:52 CDT
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From: InfoSec News <alertsinfosecnews.org>
By ALAN McEWEN
Edinburgh Evening News
20 May 2009
AN army laptop said to contain the personal details of serving soldiers
and their families sparked a security scare after it was stolen from a car
parked near an Edinburgh barracks.
The computer had been left overnight in the vehicle by a Ministry of
Defence employee a few hundred feet away from Redford Barracks in
Colinton. It was taken during a smash and grab raid last month.
The laptop was missing until last weekend when it came into the possession
of a city woman who turned it on to discover confidential files.
It was said to have contained personal details on "thousands" of soldiers
and their relatives, though it is not known whether this was
password-protected or encrypted.
Several other documents were understood to have been marked as
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