Personnel records stolen from MoD

Discussion in 'Current Affairs, News and Analysis' started by Arana, Sep 27, 2008.

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  1. msr

    msr LE

    "We are taking this incident extremely seriously. In view of the ongoing nature of police inquiries, it would be inappropriate to comment further at this stage."

  2. :eek: :eek: :eek:

    HOW many these things have happened in few months ?
  3. Seems to be becoming an almost weekly event.

    It makes you wonder at just how safe all your personal details and life imprint, DNA, will be in the hands of any Government department?

    Picture the Head Lines:

    Another Government Lap-Top Falls into the Hands of the Insurance Company's

    Your entire 'Life-Chemisty' could be left on a Laptop by some scum bag Civil Servant that'll probably use the same machine to surf porn whilst commuting to work on the train from Guilford.
  4. Not that seriously, I've just phoned the 'special' helpline number for concerned pers. To be informed that they aren't open over the W/E and can I call back on Mon please.

    Not very useful for 'help' regarding a story that was broken on a Sat. :roll:
  5. Who signed out the keys, who has the combination? Secure Docs Handling 101..... Sometimes the good old security measures are the best.

    Now it's, who left them in their desk drawer cos they couldn't be arrsed to put em back in the cabinet or, left the tumbler a quarter turn to the left so it is easier to open....don't believe me try it sometime... just turn it to the right.

    CR/SJAR that is very useful info.
  6. Sitrep - no change.
  7. Am I the only one who is more worried about this than with the other cases? It doesn't look like this info was lost but stolen. And stolen from MOD property.

    Who wants this stuff and why do they want it?

    Hope this can get sorted PDQ!

    T C
  8. I guess that is just the RAFs PR machine swinging into gear. The Army and |Navy look sloppy because they lose things, if you say it was stolen the organisation becomes the victim not the villain.
  9. Fair point and I hope that's the case.

    T C
  10. That is what happens when you sack/retire/release/flexibly resource all your admin staff in order to pay for a very expensive computer called DII/F!

  11. They probably dont want the info (however now such a fuss is being made they might be changing their thinking on how they could sell the contents of the drives).

    Its petty theft of some inexpensive equipment - every workplace experiences it.
  12. Litotus,

    Oh, bring back the manual typewriter and Duplicator, that would definitely reduce the...I need 50 copies now. Maybe someone just saw three portable hard drives and thought; I can get 20 quid on E bay?

    Once caught - head on pike at front gate with sign 'we will note fine thieves'
  13. spike7451

    spike7451 RIP

    Living in Norn Iron & that my details are possibly in the hands of undesirables,then I'm concerned.I'm gobsmacked that its happened but not supprised.
    (Must go & clean the shotgun just in case)
  14. Ditto.