MoD contractor hacked, 831 members of defence community exposed

And in other less-than-great Ministry of Defence news, Alexander J. Martin reports:

Up to 831 members of Britain’s defence community with high-level security clearances had their personally identifying information stolen when the Ministry of Defence’s business networking organisation was hacked, The Register has learned.

Although heavily redacted in places, correspondence between the MoD and Niteworks—requested under the Freedom of Information Act—has revealed how much the British defence community was exposed by the successful cyber-attack on Niteworks which we reported last year.

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