[ISN] The theft of the encrypted computer follows another data breach by MI6

From: InfoSec News <alerts_at_private>
Date: Tue, 7 Oct 2008 00:26:05 -0500 (CDT)

By Nicole Kobie
IT Pro
3 Oct 2008

MI5 has followed the lead of its fellow intelligence service and had its 
very own potential data breach.

Apparently, a thief took advantage of an open window to steal the 
'handheld computer' from a house in Manchester which is rented by MI5.

A police spokesman told the Telegraph newspaper: "An encrypted hand-held 
computer was stolen. It is believed the offender entered through an open 

This incident comes just days after an MI6 camera containing photos and 
other data on suspected terrorists was sold on eBay.

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