[ISN] Colchester: Thieves steal MoD computer

From: InfoSec News <alerts_at_private>
Date: Wed, 29 Oct 2008 23:02:28 -0600 (CST)

By Emily Parsons
29th October 2008

A MINISTRY of Defence laptop was stolen from a car in Colchester.

Thieves smashed a window in a black Mitsubishi car, parked outside the 
married quarters at the barracks in Aisne Road.

A laptop computer, owned by the Ministry of Defence (MOD), an army 
jacket and some personal items were stolen.

A spokesman for the Ministry of Defence Police confirmed that one of 
their computers had been stolen, but insisted it was not as serious as 
it may appear.

He said: "The laptop computer was not encrypted, but was only used for 
unclassified information" It did not contain any sensitive or personal 


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