Sunday November 20, 2016

The Secret Service Has Lost 1,024 Computers Since 2001

A FOIA request has revealed everything that the Secret Service has lost since 2001, and that includes IT equipment such as desktops and serversآ—wait, how do you lose a server?

Since 2001, the agency has lost at least 1,024 computers, 736 mobile phones, and 121 guns. Judicial Watch obtained the numbers through a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request filed in January. The Secret Service released the numbers this week, which is broken down into different categories of lost and stolen equipment. Of the 1,024 total computers lost or stolen, the Secret Service has misplaced 744 laptops, 258 desktops, and 22 tablets.