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[ISN] Intrigue builds as bank chief's laptop stolen with IMF data

From: InfoSec News <alerts_at_nospam>
Date: Mon Feb 07 2011 - 09:05:59 GMT

By Cormac Byrne
Friday February 04 2011

INTRIGUE grew today as it emerged another laptop containing sensitive
financial information has been stolen.

News that a computer was taken from the home of Anglo Irish Bank chief
Mike Aynsley comes days after the Herald revealed that a number of
laptop stolen from the offices of the Revenue Commissioners also
contained highly sensitive data. They contained the records of Fianna
Fail-linked developers under investigation for alleged tax evasion.

The device taken from Mr Aynsley's home in Glenageary, Co Dublin also
contained personal information.

It's believed that information sent to the European Commission to allow
Anglo receive multi-billion euro state aid payments was contained in the
laptop's files.


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