UK: MoD admits 440 computer data devices have been lost or stolen

Ian Bruce reports:

The Ministry of Defence admitted yesterday that 217 of its laptops, 47 desk-top computers, 80 hard drives and 96 memory sticks were lost or stolen during 2008, despite a high-profile security crackdown launched last summer.

The latest figures mean more than 1640 of the department’s computers and other information devices have gone missing in the past five years.

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