AU: A junior Defence staffer allegedly took home an intelligence report and posted it online

Christopher Knaus and Michael Inman report:

An Australian spy agency says it has no way of knowing who has obtained a “highly sensitive” report meant for our top allies after it was allegedly leaked by a junior defence bureaucrat on an online forum.

In an embarrassing security breach, a 21-year-old Department of Defence graduate allegedly managed to download a secret Defence Intelligence Organisation assessment, burn it to a disc, take it home and post it to anonymous image-sharing forum 4chan while praising Julian Assange as his hero.

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