Laptop stolen in further security breach

Wednesday, 10 September 2003, 1:07 PM EST

Highly sensitive government security information has been stolen in a second major intelligence breach.

Thieves used a swipe card to gain access at the Canberra offices.

Australian Federal Police are investigating the theft of a laptop computer containing details of national maritime security.

The Canberra break-in - five days before Customs computers were stolen from Sydney airport last month - comes amid concerns terrorists are hunting top-secret information.

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