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The files were actually downloaded to the drive in november of 2015, but the loss was only discovered this year, in september, as part of an audit which reviewed file access and downloads to removable media. So, what do you think? Smart move or asking for trouble? The repeal, first reported by insidedefense. Com, may be good news for troops, who depend on the drives to move data in bandwidth-starved locations. irs employee takes home thumb drive with data on 20,000 colleagues. Usb flash drive, thumbdrive faq 18 february 2008, comments 22 a flash drive is a small external usb storage device that reads and writes to flash memory, a solid-state storage medium thats both inexpensive and durable. Buckshot yankee incident, in which a malicious software worm known as agent. Then-deputy secretary bill lynn declassified the incident in 2010 and u. Cyber command, which was established in the wake of buckshot yankee, banned the devices. Howard said the va is taking other steps to reduce the risk of data loss. For example, it is creating a standard configuration for the smart phones and. Data is not always the same thing as facts, knowledge, or evidence. A subset of data here and a hidden-agenda-driven report there. the most serious cyber attack on the us militarys networks came from a tainted flash drive in 2008, forcing the pentagon to review its digital security, a top us defense official said wednesday. employee brings home thumb drive detailing 20,000 irs colleagues. we were unable to prevent the loss of thousands of classified documents to foreign attacks due to a usb flash drive virus.