British RAF Site Burglarized, Data Stolen

The Royal Air Force apparently can't keep data safe - not even records of tens of thousands of current and former RAF personnel. Thieves manage to steal a few USB drives containing the unencrypted data from inside the facilities at the Service Personnel and Veterans Agency at RAF Innsworth located in Gloucester.

According to reports, the data wasn't encrypted because it was supposedly locked away in a "high security area."

Well apparently their idea of "high security" isn't so great, and the statement is effectively a total denial of reality. Surprised?

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