Thieves pounce on one of a sheriff’s office’s last, unencrypted laptops

The sheriff’s office in King’s County, Seattle, was in the process of adding encryption software this past spring and as of March had done so on 60% of all computers.

The laptop that got stolen from a detective’s truck, unfortunately, was in the 40%, and that’s why 6,300 people are now looking at the potential of identity theft.

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