Laptop Found?

  Bingalau 18:31 28 Feb 2008
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I've a vague recollection of something on the news this morning or maybe it was last night, about a laptop being handed in with an encrypted disk in it.. Have heard nothing about this since.. Has anybody got any "gen" on it?

  sunny staines 18:39 28 Feb 2008

there is a long queue of various gov't departments trying to find out if its one of theirs.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 19:07 28 Feb 2008

could be anybodies
The laptop I use for work has the HDD encrypte using PGP.
Not that there is anything worth stealing on it anyway. :0)

  Bingalau 19:10 28 Feb 2008

I think this was MOD property. I would hazard a guess it is probably one of the ones lost by the RN officer. Stolen from a car if I remember correctly.

  mark2 19:11 28 Feb 2008

click here however I thought I'd seen it on the BBC site earlier too.

  Bingalau 19:19 28 Feb 2008

Thanks for that information mark2. Looks like whoever stole it did so to sell it on.

  peter99co 19:58 28 Feb 2008

The laptop was sold on EBAY and is covered in a NEWS article on this site

  Monoux 21:23 28 Feb 2008

For the article on this site click here&

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