Breach at Los Alamos labs may have exposed classified data on nukes

Tuesday, 19 June 2007, 12:42 AM EST

Several officials at the company that manages security at the Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) used unprotected e-mail networks earlier this year to share highly classified information related to the characteristics of materials used in nuclear weapons.

The incident occurred on Jan. 19 and was considered so serious that a U.S. Department of Energy official was notified of it in the midst of a White House event.

At Computerworld.

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