Forgot your password?
typodupeerror
Security

+ - UK PM's Aide Loses BlackBerry in Chinese Honeytrap->

Submitted by
longacre
longacre writes "The Times of London is today reporting a January incident in which a top aide to Prime Minister Gordon Brown discovered his BlackBerry missing from his hotel room after spending the night with an attractive woman who approached him in a Shanghai disco. Seems this was a run-of-the-mill BlackBerry without any encryption, only a simple password lock. The greatest fear is that, even if the device did not contain any sensitive messages at the time, there was likely enough information on board for a hostile intelligence service to snake its way deep into Downing Street's email servers. The aide was "informally reprimanded.""
Link to Original Source
This discussion was created for logged-in users only, but now has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

UK PM's Aide Loses BlackBerry in Chinese Honeytrap

Comments Filter:

Old programmers never die, they just hit account block limit.

Working...