PDF redaction fail: UK's nuclear submarine secrets unveiled


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Organizations that decided to publish an internal document to the public need to first delete or black out any personal, confidential, or actionable information. The British Ministry of Defence, which published a PDF document online, tried to do so, but ended up unintentionally revealing information about nuclear submarine security.

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And we have people like that in the goverment. Who make simple mistakes like that. lol


TS Enthusiast
I don't know whether to laugh or cry, but this was simply sloppy. Either that, or a beginner's mistake or an intentional inside leakage. My money is on the former.


TS Enthusiast
eh.. hiding it digitally ?.. even if its works in all PDF readers its still not 100% safe lol

hackers can easily crack the system and get what thy want in way or another ..