National Institute of Aerospace, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)


Under Review: 
No Review
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 21, 2013
geo: 
Hampton , VA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Breach Total Number: 
0
Source: 
Media
Year of Breach: 
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Type of breach: 

A Chinese national who worked as a contractor for the National Institute of Aerospace had access to NASA's Langley Research Center.  He was caught boarding a plane with two external hard drives, two laptops, a memory stick, and an SIM card on March 16.  He originally did not reveal the second laptop, hard drive, and SIM card when detained.  The information he was attempting to steal was not revealed.