NASA endures 5,000 computer security breaches over two weeks

Friday - 3/2/2012, 8:21am EST

NASA has had more than 5,000 computer security breaches in the last two years, according to Inspector General Paul Martin. One of the biggest losses: command codes for the International Space Station. Those codes were on an unencrypted laptop that was stolen in March 2011.Martin detailed the losses to the House Science subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight.

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