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Security guard hacks nuke plant
According to documents leaked to the press, the incident, which was never voluntarily disclosed to the public by state-owned operator BNFL, occurred in 1999 and resulted in a lockdown of the entire plant to accommodate a security audit, the paper says.
Security at the plant was extremely lax according to the report. An un-named union official told the online paper that "lunatics, industrial spies or terrorists could have walked through the gates with a badge that almost anyone could get".
Thankfully, the incident has raised awareness throughout the industry, and a new programme of vetting security personnel is expected to be applied with some rigour in the very near future.
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