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US Military Biometric Data Were Sold On Ebay

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According to The New York Times, the old US military equipment that was being sold on eBay had 

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biometric data from soldiers, known terrorists, as well as people who may have worked in Afghanistan or other Middle East countries.

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A group of hackers purchased the devices and found fingerprints, iris scans, photos, and descriptions.

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All this was unencrypted, protected by a default password, and all without a documented process. 

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The hackers wrote that it was "downright boring" to get at sensitive data, given the ease with which they could read, copy and analyze.

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The Chaos Computer Club bought six devices in total. 

Two devices, both Secure Electronic Enrollment Kits (or SEEK IIs), had data left on their memory cards. 


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